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First time triathlon success tips

Thinking about signing up for your first triathlon? For many, the idea of training for a swim, bike and run may seem exciting but also a little overwhelming...

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4 things to do before you lace up this running season

If you’re like me, you’ve noticed temperatures rising and hours of daylight getting longer. That means running season is in stride and fun races are just around the corner.

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Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

American registered nurse Margo McCaffery, a pioneer of the field of pain management nursing, famously had a theory about human pain: "whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he says it does".

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NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

His patient-physical therapist relationship was similar to driver-crew chief

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The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year Grant to OC Physician

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Dr. Thomas Fehring of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC.

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OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA

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Treating the stars and beyond

Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series.

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Six Yoga Misconceptions

Yoga is often misunderstood. Its benefits, however, are well known: increased flexibility and strength, improved balance and posture and stress relief to name a few.

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The 10 Most Influential People in Sports in the Carolinas

Without further delay or digression, here are my 10 Most Influential People in Sports in the Carolinas.

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Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration

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Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Meet Kevin. OC Loves to Run

Kevin Casey, Physician Assistant, General Orthopedics, Ironman Finisher

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Meet Katie. OC Loves To Run

Katie White, Physical Therapist and Clinical Manager

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Do You Know Tabata?

You can do anything for 20 seconds, right? No sweat. But, have you met Tabata?

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Changing Technology and Trends in Joint Replacement

Joint replacement patients are growing older, but also getting younger

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Ten Things to Know about Being a Physician to an NFL Team

Dr. Patrick Connor, Head Team Physician of the Carolina Panthers, offers his perspective

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How recovering from an ACL tear is as much mental as it is physical: Warren’s Story

When an athlete gets injured, we tend to focus on the physical aspects: What was hurt, the surgery, and when can the athlete get back on the field or court...

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Running reflections as I turn 40

I turn 40 today. Last weekend, I ran a marathon trying to break four hours...

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When Can My Child Start Lifting Weights?

I get asked this question almost daily, so if it’s something you’ve pondered as a parent, know that you are not alone.

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Lateral ankle reconstruction (Brostrom) using the Arthrex Internal Brace. Kent Ellington, MD.

Lateral ankle reconstruction (Brostrom) using the Arthrex Internal Brace. Kent Ellington, MD.

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What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Multi Radiance Medical Laser®

Laser treatment is a non-invasive therapeutic modality, or treatment, designed to reduce and relieve chronic pain that can happen as the result of a variety different orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

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RootsRated features Charlotte-area outdoors expertise

OrthoCarolina has partnered with RootsRated for a new online feature that connects users with the best outdoor experiences in and around Charlotte, hand-picked by local outdoor retailers and their networks of local experts.

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