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Professionals Suggest Ways to Deal with Hip Pain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The aches and pain can really take a toll. If your hips hurt you’re not alone. FOX 46 is getting results for your pain looking at different parts of your body and what you can do to find relief. “It can be very limiting in terms of someone’s function,” explained Dr. Edward Brown, an orthopedic surgeon with OrthoCarolina in Rock Hill.

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Why a Physical Therapist Opts for a Standing Desk

Back pain is a common complaint from those who sit all day. A standing desk can provide relief and a better working position.

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A Family Guide to the NC Kids in Parks Program

North Carolina's Kids in Parks Program is a great resource for families who are new to outdoor activities.

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Five Ways to Get Your Steps in During the Workday

A physician assistant shares five ways you can sneak in some extra steps at the office. 

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OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Julia Bulkeley

Dr. Bulkeley joins OC Laurinburg specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and general orthopedics.

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Verano M. Hermida, MD Joins OrthoCarolina Lincolnton

Dr. Verano M. Hermida, a bilingual orthopedic surgeon with 27 years of experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine, has joined OrthoCarolina Lincolnton.

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Back Pain? 7 Stretches You Can Do From Your Desk Chair

Lower back pain is a common ailment. Try these physical therapist-recommended stretches right at your desk chair to help.

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Physical Performance Testing: Not Just for NFL Hopefuls

When NFL hopefuls go through drills in the NFL Combine, millions of dollars are on the line but these drills can help you, too, as you chart your athletic progress or as your PT decides if you're ready to get back to activity after an injury.

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    Carolina Panthers Team Physicians Present at Football and Sports Medicine Conference

    Over the weekend of March 31 in Nashville, Carolina Panthers team physicians were part of a meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) that focused on football and sports medicine at all levels from youth to the National Football League (NFL).

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    Running Race Etiquette

    Occasionally poor runner’s etiquette can get in the way of having a good race day experience. Here are a few helpful tips whether you’ve never run a race before or are a seasoned competitor. 

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    Almost to Failure: How a Power Lifter Overcame Devastating Injury to Compete Again

    Jennifer Thompson has been a power lifter since 1999. She’s 45 now, but notes what most people don’t know about a sport that can sometimes seem mysterious is that humans actually have the capacity to continue to gain muscle and strength well into their 50s.

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    The 30-Second Stretching Rule

    It’s common to see runners and other athletes prepare for training by quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads. But how long should you really be holding a stretch?

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    Carpal Tunnel Pain & Numbness Keeping You Up at Night? Try This At-Home Option First.

    Commonly caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment can start with non-operative options.

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    Meet Athletic Trainer Pam Brown of OrthoCarolina and Stewart Haas Racing

    As an athletic trainer, Pam Brown serves OrthoCarolina patients and motorsports athletes. Celebrate National Athletic Training month

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    ​I Chose to Become a Doctor Because...

    For many physicians, taking care of others is their life’s work and the ultimate calling. In honor of Doctors’ Day on March 30, we asked our doctors why they chose the medical field.

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    11 Ways to Participate in Tuckfest

    11 ways to participate in Tuckfest, a celebration of adventure sports, craft beer, and live music.

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    An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte Adventure Racing

    Charlotte's adventure racing scene includes everything from family-friendly races to punishing distance events for seasoned race veterans.

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    Everyday Ergonomics - OrthoCarolina Keeps You in the Game

    Work can be a pain. Whether in a car or at a desk, we know sitting can cause our bodies pain and discomfort.

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    Should Your Exercise Ball Double as Your Desk Chair? Here’s the Truth.

    We know we shouldn’t sit all day, but most of us have to make a living, which in many cases means we’re stuck at a desk – and in a chair – most of the day.

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    Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered

    When we live streamed from the operating room, our viewers had lots of questions about the surgeries being performed. Our orthopedists have responded with all the answers.

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    Six Things We Learned About the NFL Combine from the Panthers’ Head Team Physician

    The medical knowledge gleaned from the NFL Combine (which itself was started by physicians) will inform the draft. 

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    Tips for Safe Winter Running

    Running in the winter can be an exhilarating challenge. But it also presents unique challenges and can add a higher risk for injuries.

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    7 of Your Most Burning Questions about Standing Desks Answered by a Physical Therapist

    We’ve been told over and over that sitting too much is highly detrimental to your health. The reality is that many of us have to sit at a desk for much of the day. 

    But does the fact that too much sitting is bad mean that investing in a standing desk is the best solution?

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    Sitting All Day? Try These 5 Gentle Stretches to Relieve Pain

    Activities and professions that require a lot of sitting can also result in a lot of pain. At the end of your day, try these stretches to get those sore muscles moving.

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    OrthoCarolina Releases NASCAR Surgery Numbers and Injury Trends for 2018 Season

    As the 2019 NASCAR season begins, OrthoCarolina has announced its surgery numbers for the 2018 season as well as recent pit crew and mechanic injury trends in the sport.

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