Dynamic Stretches for Runners

If you're using the OrthoCarolina 10K training plans, you need to make sure you are stretching before and after you run. What kind of stretching should you do before a run? It turns out that the more movement, the better. Chris Gabriel, physical therapist at the OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center, walked us through a set of dynamic stretches that help warm-up your body and activate your core, setting yourself for a better run with less of a risk for injury.

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Janelle Penatzer
Excel This Summer - Speed & Agility Camps for Young Athletes

With fall sports around the corner, summer is a great time to get a leg up on the competition. 

At OrthoCarolina's Sports Training Center summer camps, your child will learn from our experienced personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches who train not only young athletes but our region's elite, professional athletes. They'll also benefit from our state-of-the-art facility with indoor/outdoor turf field and top-of-the-line equipment.

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Janelle Penatzer
OrthoCarolina Opens OrthoCarolina Wellness Center

The OrthoCarolina Wellness Center features a top-of-the-line 50-yard turf field, strength and
conditioning equipment such as Hammer Strength, Life Fitness, and Rogue, and some of the most
highly certified and experienced personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches. On-site
OrthoCarolina physical therapists offer first class orthopedic services and comprehensive corporate wellness opportunities are available.

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Jason Neman
Searching for Healthy Holiday Balance? Nutrition and Weight Management Advice from Charlotte Experts

The OrthoCarolina Wellness Center in Matthews was designed with healthy balance in mind; it is the definition of balance as there are certified strength and conditioning trainers, registered dietitians and nutritionists, sports psychologists and even physical therapists on staff to help you achieve balance. I spoke with Wellness Director, Jason Boudrie, CCWS, about achieving balance this holiday season and how the Wellness Center can help:

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Jason Neman
OrthoCarolina Wellness Center, Perfect for the Whole Family by Macaroni Kid

OrthoCarolina has reinvented the way you and your family will work out, train and care for your overall health. This new state of the art OrthoCarolina Wellness Center in Matthews now offers one place for the whole family to train. The new Wellness Center is unique in that it not only offers personal training, group classes, programs geared towards kids and teens but full wrap around wellness programming.

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Jason Neman