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13 Significant Carolina Panthers Injuries

When it comes to the NFL, injury prevention and care are paramount for coaches, players and teams. From pre-season to the Super Bowl; from serious and downright gruesome, football injuries can profoundly impact a team’s season

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Northshore Orthopedics joins the OrthoCarolina Family

Northshore Orthopedic is now OrthoCarolina Mooresville (Exit 35)!

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For three days last week, Charlotte played host to 105 of the top knee surgeons in the world.

The top knee surgeons in world come to Charlotte for the annual meeting of the Knee Society.

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What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy -- Y Balance Test

As those of us in the therapy world look to get more objective and evidence-based, incorporating new tools can certainly make our jobs easier.

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What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy: Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Soft-tissue injuries sometimes happen gradually, such as overuse issues in athletes or people who do repetitive physical work

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Treating Position-Specific Injuries in NASCAR: Upper Extremities

Fast fact: As of 2013 there were 3,000 published injury studies on football, 1,000 each on baseball and basketball, 140 on bowling, 43 on arm-wrestling and 7 on tug-of-war. NASCAR injury studies? There were 3.

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OrthoCarolina to bundle knee, hip replacement costs

Instead of waiting for change to be imposed, doctors at Charlotte’s OrthoCarolina, one of the region’s largest physician groups, have taken the lead in adopting a system to simplify billing and improve coordination of care.

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What is Hand Therapy?

As a specialty practice of occupational and physical therapy, hand therapy focuses on orthopedic conditions that affect the upper extremities (hands and arms).

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Common Foot Conditions Treated with Orthotics

OrthoCarolina providers can refer patients to Performance Orthotics

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Post-Race Overtraining: How to Let Your Body Heal Properly

Leading up to a race, it’s important to plan your training accordingly to avoid overtraining...

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World Physical Therapy Day

Our physical therapists at OrthoCarolina play a vital role in keeping our patients healthy, improving movement, managing pain, promoting healing, and are often an important part of rehabilitation for those with chronic conditions.

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How to Properly Foam Roll

Foam rolling has become increasingly popular over recent years, and foam rollers of all sizes can be found in almost any gym or physical therapy clinic in the United States.

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What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy -- Dry Needling

When we contract our muscles repetitively, such as motion in sports activities, jobs or stress-related muscle tension, sensitive trigger points can develop within the muscle itself along the fascia that cover and protect them.

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How to Know Which Running Shoes to Buy

Whether you’re hitting the asphalt or the trails, the mountains, the beach or somewhere in between for your run, there are a lot of different factors that go into picking the right shoe.

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How Orthotics Can Help Your Feet

Faulty alignment in your feet can create havoc and pain in the entire body...

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Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

How the foot interacts with the ground while running is a topic of many running conversations...

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What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

H-Wave stimulation is a drug-free form of electrical stimulation, or small muscle fiber stimulator, that treats chronic soft-tissue injury, improves lymphatic flow, and helps decrease acute, chronic and neuropathic pain

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