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What’s with the 30-Second Rule on Stretching?

This article was contributed by OrthoCarolina and Physician Assistant Matthew Dobler, PA-C, ATC At scoop, we've heard that you should hold a stretch for at least 30 seconds and up to a minute ~ and up to two minutes...

Living The Local Healthy Life: Our March Pick is Gastonia/Belmont

From scenic walking paths and mountain biking trails to state parks and whitewater rafting there are so many ways to get fit, active, and healthy in and near Gastonia. We consulted with the doctors and staff at ORTHOCAROLINA'S Gastonia Office at...

Charlotte Lady Eagles Enter a New Era

Longtime local team joins the Women's Premier Soccer League under first female head coach Soccer will soon be on everyone's lips. With the FIFA Women's World Cup June 7 through July 7 in France, the United...

For the Love of Running: Our Spring 2019 Charlotte Race Round Up

While our sweet little Charlotte has nothing on places like Chi-beria or Seattle (Rain City turned Snow Town), this winter was still a rough one. Although I love the great outdoors and getting my daily dose of vitamin D, I can NOT...

CLT Women in Sports: Women’s Basketball. QC, NC & Beyond

Basketball has Charlotte buzzing. With NBA All-Star festivities filling the streets, high school and college ball in full-swing, hoops are everywhere. Here are a few dates to keep in mind about the women's game. High school notes:...

Living the Healthy Life in Concord

Getting fit and healthy can transform your life in many positive ways — and it doesn't have to be stressful or overwhelming to get there. We consulted with the doctors and staff at ORTHOCAROLINA'S Concord Office at 354 Copperfield Blvd. as our February experts...

Your Guide to an Ergonomically Correct Desk Set-Up

Whether it's in an office building or in your home, sitting in front of a computer for hours can take a physical toll on the body. Most of us stare at a computer screen for more hours a day than we like...

Living the Healthy Life: Matthews Edition

We all know that staying active and fit is one of the best things you can do for your long and short-term well-being. We thought we'd take a more in-depth look around to find the fun ways to be active in various...

Your Burning Question Answered ~ 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. After a break, fracture, sprain or dislocation, a cast allows bones to stay in place as they heal, and beyond that smile you may actually end...

Meet The Charlotte Women Athletes ~ This Month’s Focus is Basketball

This series is brought to you by OrthoCarolina, and is part of our CLTWomen focus.  Basketball season is in full swing. Yes, you follow the Tar Heels, the Blue Devils, the Gamecocks and more, but there are five women's programs in the immediate Charlotte area. Get...

Body Recomposition: What It Is and How To Do It.

How many of us are happy with our bodies? There is some serious pressure from the media and our culture in general to manipulate our current bodies. In the fitness community, a common desire is to gain more muscle while losing more fat. We...

Here are 47 Charlotte Women In Fitness for You to Follow.

We all love our fashion bloggers, but are you feeding your #fitspo as much as your outfit inspo while you scroll? After all, to look cute in those clothes you're racking up thanks to our fashion gals, you'll need to know our fit gals...

Meet Just a Few of Charlotte’s Stellar Female Amateur Athletes

This series is brought to you by OrthoCarolina, and is part of our CLTWomen focus.    Charlotte is filled with stories of successful female athletes. We asked local female sports writer Ashley Mahoney to showcase a few we should know about. From high schools to collegiate programs,...

Check Out This 704 Scavenger Hunt ~ Explore CLT and Win Cash Prizes and Panthers Tickets :)

Orthocarolina and The Savage Way have teamed up with a Clean Graffiti Scavenger Hunt designed to get us outside and actively curious about our neighborhoods. Find the 3 pieces of Clean Graffiti Art (on the sidewalks) when you explore the QC using these clues to...

What Do I Need To Know About Overuse Injuries?

It’s a common thought that more is better, and to some extent, our culture promotes these thought patterns. Eating vegetables is good but eating more is better. Exercising is good yet exercising harder and longer is better. However, neither is true in all scenarios....

Food as Fuel: What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard the term, “food is fuel” at some point and to some degree, it’s correct. If you think about any different diets you’ve tried or spoken to any nutritionists or dietitians, they’ve probably agreed that you eat food as fuel to go...

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