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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 women (although some studies estimate...

Men’s Summer Style Modeled by Local Charlotte Doctors

Right before the temps hit the July 90's we stopped by Onward Reserve in the PRSC to shop men's summer style with some of the Drs. from OrthoCarolina. It may go without saying, but photo shoots during COVID present unique challenges ~...

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 10 Charlotte area high school...

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 working television AND the great...

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 pains. And you probably aren't...

Orthopedic Pain During Pregnancy: Avoid, Identify and Treat

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman's life, but often it's less glowing and more grumbling. As if it weren't enough to deal with morning sickness and swollen feet, many pregnant women suffer from orthopedic problems like carpal tunnel syndrome, SI...

Quarantining: Where to Run, Walk, and Bike in CLT

Spring is in full swing now and despite or maybe because of the quarantine, you will want to add these parks and trails to your warm weather, get-outside bucket list. Despite Charlotte's big-city vibes, a short jaunt to one of the numerous...

Doctor “Visits” In a Time of Telemedicine

What is Telemedicine? Per OrthoCarolina, where telemedicine is now available, it is pretty much just what it sounds like ~ the remote delivery of healthcare services using live video visits. Using video conferencing and smartphones,...

Staying Fit While Staying At Home. Update on CLT Fitness Options Including 15+ Free Streaming. (3/23/20)

As you probably know, fitness studios and gyms across Mecklenburg County were ordered to close for 1 month earlier this week to help flatten the curve and decrease the risk of spreading the coronavirus. Since then, instructors have leapt into action to...

The Ergonomics of Your New Home Office

Maybe you've spent the last week figuring out how to set yourself up in a home office, along with your spouse's new home office, and your kids' new school stations. Or maybe you're a wishful thinker, and have just taken over the...

Your Bones as a Woman. Taking Care of Them and What to Know

When you think of self-care, your bones may not be the first thing on your list. Taking care of your bones isn't as glamorous as taking care of your skin with a luxe mask, or as fun as taking care of your...

#GOALS. Where Charlotte’s Female Athletes Will Compete in College Next Fall.

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Making the jump from high school athletics to the college level is rare. Yet several Charlotte female athletes are preparing to do just that....

Got Back Pain? Could Be Your SI Joint. What Is It, Why It Hurts and What to Do.

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Your sacroiliac — or SI joint — can be a real pain in the butt (and back, and legs). But what exactly is this...

Healthy Living in Ballantyne

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Just south of the Queen City and all its skyscrapers sits Ballantyne — an upscale suburb that's been well-known for its luxurious resort, spa,...

Fall CLT Women’s Sports Recap and Basketball Preview for Charlotte High School Female Athletics

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Charlotte female athletes won big during the fall sport season. From cross country, golf, tennis and volleyball, take a look at how they performed...

Healthy Living in Pineville

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. From trendy craft breweries and darling mom-and-pop businesses to delicious local eateries and historic sites, the town of Pineville has no shortage of things...

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