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Orthopedic research focused on women helps fitness professionals like OrthoCarolina's Melissa Bisnet keep their clients healthy & safe for the long haul.Read More
Tendons, thick cords that connect your muscles to bones, are more important than you might realize. For people who have had tendinitis (also called tendonitis), inflammation of the tendons causes pain and swelling, sometimes severe, and can make it difficult to do the activities you love.Read More
In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.Read More
Most sports-related foot injuries are preventable. Here are 5 simple tips to help protect your youth athletes from foot and ankle injuries.
When your child falls in love with a sport, it can be difficult to step up to the plate and interfere. But sometimes as a parent, you have to play hardball.Read More
Should you walk or run to get your miles in? Find out which option might be best for your individual health and wellness goals.Read More
What is overtraining and how do you know if you need to take a day off? Find out the suggested frequency for rest days and how best to weave them into your normal workout routine.
Exercise science has advanced over the decades, and folks over 50 will find improved results—and a more enjoyable process—by taking advantage of some of the newer trends in fitness. To help you separate the useful information from marketing gimmicks, here are five fitness trends worth following when you’re over 50.Read More
Notorious in baseball players, Tommy John injuries, or Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) injuries, can cause significant pain, decreased strength and mobility loss. There are two surgical options available for athletes who suffer from a Tommy John ligament injury.Read More
Bored with your regular gym routine? No two workouts are ever the same.Read More
Keeping You Healthy with ABC45 Winston-Salem
Each month Keeping You Healthy, brought to you by OrthoCarolina, gives you tips to improve your health, from choosing the correct athletic shoes to caring for joint pain. Watch our videos and check back monthly for new health tips!Read More
Soreness is a normal response to exercise, but how do you know whether you’re experiencing standard post-workout muscle fatigue or something more worrisome? Find out why we experience post-workout soreness, what level of soreness is normal and how to relieve aching muscles after exercise.