FITNESS & HEALTH

6 COVID-Era Travel Tips from Tryon’s “Travel Doc”

With Carl Hughes, MD, Tryon Medical Partners Most travel restrictions have...

Healing Mind, Body, Spirit: What Is Osteopathic Medicine 

With Michael Farwell, D.O., Tryon Medical Partners  At Tryon Medical...

Your Health By The Decade: Turning 50

Whether you feel like you are defying your age...

Five Things You Need to Know About Menopause

With Dr. Chris Morris, Tryon Medical Partners Women go through two major hormonal changes in life: puberty and menopause. Both changes are important times to talk to someone to help navigate the ins and outs of a changing body. During...

Pilates: Mat vs. Reformer vs. Megaformer™ — Which is Right for You?

We love Pilates. It's one of our favorite ways to tighten, tone and build strength. And we're not alone. People have been using Pilates to strengthen their core since the early 1900s. But the workouts and machines of today...

When Does My Daughter Need to See a Gynecologist?

With Dr. Erin Stone, Tryon Medical Partners Growing up comes with a lot of firsts. Your first job, your first kiss and, for teenage girls, your first visit to the gynecologist. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends...

Your Health by the Decade. What to Expect in Your 40s

Forty is the new 20 (or so they say). And whether we're marching into that decade with heads held high or being dragged there kicking and screaming, 40 is a milestone worth celebrating -- even if we can't get...

Your Running Health: Best Practices, Common Injuries, Issues, Treatment and Advice

The sun is out, the weather is getting warmer and we're ready to hit the pavement for the first time since winter started. But before we laced up our running shoes, we spoke to the experts at Carolina NeuroSurgery &...

A Primer on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

With Dr. Erin Stone, Tryon Medical Partners Polycystic ovary syndrome (often called PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that occurs in women during their reproductive years. While research is ongoing, doctors estimate that anywhere between 10-15% of reproductive age women (those...

Thin or Thinning Hair? Do Hair Supplements Work? We Ask a Dermatologist.

Do hair supplements work? Guidance from a dermatologist With Dr. Erin Hodges, Tryon Medical Partners While hair loss can affect people at any time, it typically becomes more common as we age. As we get older, our hairs become finer and...

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Give the Gift of Self-Care This Valentine’s Day, and Get Your Own Gift Card for Services Get a FREE $20 promo card when you purchase $100 in gift cards in-location only at our local CLT Massage Envy locations, now through 2/14/22.* "January...

A Gynecologist Explains 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaginas

With Dr. Jennie Hauschka, Tryon Medical Partners  If a product isn’t pink and scented, is it even for women? Society’s attempt to force austere language and modesty on femininity often means real information gets muddled. Let’s get beyond flower euphemisms...

Why Go Dry? The Health Benefits of Dry January

It’s no secret that alcohol isn’t exactly healthy for us, but did you know a recent study from The Lancet in 2018 debunked the age-old promise that a glass of wine a day is good for you?  According to the...

These Charlotte Fitness Studios Offer Great New Student and New Year Deals

Welcome to January sports fans. What used to be "back to the grind" is now "back to the gym" for seemingly every person in town. Yes, parking will be a challenge and you'll need to reserve in advance. Instead...

Here are 20 Ways to Stay Active Around Charlotte During the Upcoming Holidays

It can be tough to stay active once the temperature drops and the craziness of the holidays sets in. But the fact is, physical activity is shown to improve your physical, mental and emotional health — especially during a...