FITNESS & HEALTH

Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy — Why It’s Common and When to See an Expert

Pregnant women, unfortunately, have to deal with a myriad of aches and pains, but perhaps none more common than lower back pain. According to the National Institute of Health, about half of all pregnant...

A Doctor and Mother of Four Plans Back-to-School During COVID-19

The constant barrage of coronavirus news can be anxiety-inducing. Information fills our televisions, radios and social media feeds. Taking it all in can become overwhelming. But in the Union County home of Dr. Rupal Badalyan, she and...

Should You Visit the Dermatologist During COVID-19? Start With This At-Home Skin Assessment

This series on Women’s Health is brought to you by Tryon Medical Partners, an independent practice of nearly 90 physicians who joined forces because they share the core belief that the patient-doctor connection is the foundation for better health.

#GETFITCLT – 20 Ways to Workout Together But Apart This Month

Who knows what day it is anymore... Quarantine brain is real so why not do everything you can to keep your mental and physical fitness tip-top with streaming, live, and outdoor in-person classes from Scoop's CLT fitness...

Meet 10 Charlotte High School Female Athletes Taking Their Game to the Next Level.

Charlotte is filled with incredible high school female athletes. While the class of 2020 lost months of traditional senior year experiences due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. Meet...

Your Skin and the Science of Aging Gracefully

By April Boswell, MD Board Certified American Board of Dermatology Honors & Certifications American Board of Dermatology

Visit These Less Popular Charlotte Area Parks and Nature Preserves to Keep Your Distance

One thing that has helped ease the stress of our new lifestyle has been the weather. Being able to go for walks on the regular and eat outside has been sanity saving. We are all familiar with...

The Difference Between Treadmill Running and Road Running

If you're like millions of Americans stuck at home, you've been forced to get creative with your fitness routine. And although you miss your standing appointment with your favorite treadmill at the gym (the one with the...

Women and Worry – How to Handle Your Anxiety. (Like During a Pandemic).

At this point, it may have been a while since you last stepped on a plane, but it’s likely you still remember the instructions about oxygen masks. During their safety spiel, flight attendants always...

Should You Schedule a Virtual Visit with a Physical Therapist or Orthopedist for Pain Now?

Sometimes life feels like it's come to a grinding halt thanks to COVID-19. But unfortunately, orthopedic issues don't stop just because you're in quarantine. In fact, new habits may make you prone to new injuries, aches and...

Fitness Update ~ Flywheel, 6FT5K, COVID 19-Miler and Ortho Urgent Care News

Largest Socially Distant 5K The SWEATNET gang is hosting a truly virtual experience with The 6FT5K race from now through April 30th. This is a real race, with no dedicated location, no crowds, but with a...

Add Variety to Your At Home Workouts with These Free Daily Videos

If you're like us, you've worn the treads off your shoes walking or running mile after mile around your neighborhood, to stay healthy, sane, and fit during this stay-at-home time. Dodging bikers, skateboarders, strollers, couples and more...

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