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Free Workouts You Can Do at Home

Life making it hard to get to the gym? Here's a list of resources that provide free workouts. 

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World Champion Power Lifter Calls Total Hip Replacement a "Miracle" Hitting the Gym Just Weeks After Surgery

Learn how a power-lifter has built his fitness back up after a total hip replacement. 

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Five Symptoms That Point to Trigger Finger

The result of overuse, trigger finger is a common but extremely painful condition that can cause the catching, locking and popping of the painful finger.

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Dr. Thomas Fehring of OrthoCarolina Awarded Research Grant for Irrigation and Debridement

Thomas K. Fehring, MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, has been awarded a grant by The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE), a 501(c) (3) organization, for his research How to Improve the Results of Irrigation and Debridement for Prosthetic Joint Infection through the use of Intraosseous Antibiotics.

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How a Year of Pilates Shaved 15 Seconds Off My Mile Pace

After OC Physical Therapist Assistant Mary Jean followed through on a year of Pilates classes, she looks back at the results she’s seen, including a 15-second reduction in her mile pace.

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Why Does Removing a Cast Tickle?

Removing a cast at the doctor’s office can really tickle, and there’s true science behind the reason why.

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Where to Go Skiing & Snowboarding in the Southeast

Skiing and snowboarding are thriving across the South thanks to advanced snowmaking technology and improved amenities at resorts.

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How to Put Together the Perfect Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing Trip Near Charlotte

If you're in Charlotte, you can take a day trip to the mountains of western North Carolina for great snowshoeing and skiing.

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5 Tips for Keeping Your New Year's Running Resolution

It’s no surprise that fitness is one of the top New Year’s resolutions year after year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the top resolutions that isn’t fulfilled.

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How to Have a Healthy 2019: REAL Tips from an Orthopedist

Many of us make healthy resolutions every year, stick to them for a while, and inevitably break them. Sound familiar?

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RCLL Visiting Professor Program

The OrthoCarolina RCLL Visiting Professor Program is designed to allow surgeons an unprecedented opportunity to advance their learning and understanding of advancements in the care of upper extremity amputees.

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Giving it a Whirl: a Ballet Dancer’s Quest to Rehab in Time for the Ultimate Holiday Performance

To Mia, dancing The Nutcracker is an obligatory part of the holiday season. At 16 years old, she dances five days a week for 20 hours a week. She will do anything to stay on her toes and one day dance in New York. 

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Reindeer Games Workout

After this workout, Rudolph may have been happy that he didn't have to participate in those reindeer games! Physical therapist Sarah Dobroka has helped us get into the holiday spirit by putting together this calorie-sleighing workout.

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Running in Cold Weather

Cold weather can make runners more prone to injuries as muscles tense up and can cause asthmatic flares.

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5 Tips for Winter Trail Running

Charlotte's mild winters and trails near downtown make it easy to train outside in all four seasons.

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OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranked in Top 5 in U.S.

OrthoCarolina has been named one of the top five Healthiest 100 Employers in America in 2018 by the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America for its employee wellness program, Be Well. The annual program tracks and measures corporate health across the country and receives thousands of applications for its Healthiest Workplaces awards program each year.

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Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Hip & Knee Surgeons from China, United States Share Research

The  Annual Meeting of the 2018 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAKHS) in Dallas took place the first week of November and brought together some of the sharpest minds in orthopedics from geographic regions on opposite sides of the world.

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Hiking, Biking, Camping, Fishing & Paddling in North Carolina’s 4 National Forests

North Carolina’s national forests offer world class hiking, climbing, mountain biking, and backcountry camping,

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48 Hours of Adventure in Charlotte

Your guide to 48 hours of outdoor adventure and great food, drinks, and entertainment in Charlotte.

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A Quick & Dirty Guide to Winston-Salem's Trail Running Scene

A guide to training programs, local clubs, and other resources to help you plug in to Winston-Salem's trail running scene.

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Small Steps to Big Strides: Proper Foot Care for Those Who Need it Most

Shoes are for more than just walking. Especially in the cold months of winter, they become critical when it comes to health and well-being.

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Race Night at Bowman Gray

Race Night at Bowman Gray, a new documentary series from the Discovery Channel, follows modified racing and the Points Championship at one of NASCAR’s most storied, longest running weekly tracks in Winston-Salem. 

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Opt Outside - The Ultimate Guide to a Carolinas Outdoor Adventure

Rather than spending the Friday after Thanksgiving shopping, OrthoCarolina encourages you to #OptOutside with our guides to hiking, biking and exploring the Carolinas.

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A Simple Way to Improve Your Running

While there may be no perfect way to run for everyone, we can all benefit from a few tips that can improve running efficiency.

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