Tag: women’s health

From the CLT Fitness Pros – Pregnancy & Working Out. Safety, Tips, Thoughts.

Not only does regular exercise during pregnancy act as a mood booster, it also preps your body for the labor and delivery. Needless to say, it is important to practice caution and be very self-aware when working out during this time in your life....

About Osteoporosis – Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatments

Studies show about half of women age 50 or older will suffer a broken bone as a result of Osteoporosis, but fortunately we can start preventing bone density loss at any age. We spoke to OrthoCarolina PA Jennifer Suckow, who told us everything we need...

Try out the new 15 to Fit Pilates in Mooresville with $5 classes!

Confession: My first experience with Pilates was a $19.99 online DVD series from Windsor Pilates. I ordered it one night in college when I was studying (and eating pizza) and it seemed like just what I needed. For the next 2 years, my Pilates routine...

Hip Pain: What Can Go Wrong and How to Avoid It

  Most of us don't give much thought to our hips unless they're having trouble squeezing into last year's dress or causing us physical pain. Dr. Keith Fehring from OrthoCarolina's Hip and Knee Center can't help you much with the first issue, but he's spent his career...

MYTHBUSTING on Some Popular Diets

  It seems like our friends are trying a new "miracle diet" every week (especially leading up to swimsuit season) and it got us thinking... which of these fad diets will actually get the job done? We talked to a professional — dietitian Aaron Chacon...

Do you need a cleanse, a detox or both? Advice from the pros on what’s right for you.

  Feeling bloated, sluggish or just downright yucky? The answer might be a cleanse or a detox. Or both. Wait, what? Are they not the same thing? You might be using these terms interchangeably but the truth is there's a big difference. We talked to Dietitian...

How to Avoid Tennis Injuries

  Tennis season is in full swing (get it?), which means it's prime time for getting injured out on the court. Everyone from experienced tennis pros to kids at their first tennis camp can get hurt if they aren't training the right way, so we called OrthoCarolina to...

Local Doctors gifting up to $175,000 of life-changing plastic surgery procedures.

The plastic surgeons at Hunstad Kortesis Plastic Surgery Center + MedSpa are launching an innovative program called EMERGING HOPES to provide life-changing plastic surgery procedures from board-certified surgeons to deserving individuals in North and South Carolina. Drs. Hunstad, Kortesis and Bharti have witnessed first-hand cosmetic surgery’s incredible...

Accident prone? Have kids? OrthoCarolina’s Urgent Care could save you a fortune

It's a moment any parent dreads: your kid takes a bad fall on the field on a Saturday and you're pretty sure his arm is broken. So what do you do next? Lots of parents would head to the Emergency Room, but that's just because...

When A Healthy Focus Becomes Disordered.

Is there such a thing as too healthy? Too fit? What is the difference between health-conscious and obsessive? Many of us spend significant amounts of energy trying to get in shape and eat healthily, but when does it become too much? Let’s consider a...

DLVSC’s new vein treatment can fix your legs by summer — with no compression hose.

As savvy Scoop readers know, unsightly varicose and spider veins are a problem that can be fixed with help from our local experts Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists of the Carolinas (DLVSC). The downside to vein treatment has been wearing those tight, itchy compression hose...

Recover from surgery, injury or chronic pain with Aquatic Therapy

physical therapy, aquatic therapy, sports injury, rehabilitation, chronic pain
Recovering from surgery or dealing with an injury or chronic condition can make working out seem like an impossible task. But even if you have limited ability to exercise, OrthoCarolina's Aquatic Therapy program can help improve flexibility, muscle tone and even make sure you've got a...

Lose weight with Evolve Medical’s HCG Diet Done Right

  How does losing up to a pound a day before summer sound? It could be a reality with help from the folks at Evolve Medical Associates. This medical spa located on Fairview Road offers your typical Botox, CoolSculpting and other cosmetic services but it's set...

Vein treatments can get your legs ready for summer

The same thing happens about this time every year: we dial back the calories, dial up the gym time and reach for the sunless tanner — all with the goal of getting our bodies looking their best for summer. But there's one unsightly feature you may...

Your Knees – What Can go Wrong and What Can be Done?

Are your knees cracking and popping more than your wood-burning fireplace? Do they hurt when you run? You aren't alone. Dr. Mark Suprock from OrthoCarolina Huntersville said it's common for women to suffer from knee issues because of the unique angles of our bodies. In...

What on Earth is Brown Fat and Why do You Need to Know About It?

As we prep for bikini season, "fat" might sound like a dirty word. However, researchers are now discovering that brown fat can actually burn calories. Brown fat vs. white fat Think of these two fats as a good cop/bad cop scenario. White fat is the bad...

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