What's New This Week!

What's New This Week!

This is the last week to nominate your favorite local businesses~ Don't miss these posts: Be a Brand Ambassador for Metro's Other Woman Enter to win tickets to the circus Teens and texting: very important info! Mann Travel and Cruise ...

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2017 Gold Daisy Awards~ Last Week for Nominations!

2017 Gold Daisy Awards~ Last Week for Nominations!

They're back! As you know parenting in the QC is made easier by all of the super kid and family friendly local businesses! Last year thousands of you told us who you love and we want to hear from you ...

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All Day Camps MLK Day at Carolina Flipz

Not sure what to do since the kids don't have school on Jan. 16th? Send them to Carolina Flipz for our Day Camp! All day fun with Games, Open Gym, Back Handsprings, Trampoline, Crafts and much more. Don't just sit ...

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Think You Don't Need a Travel Agent? Think Again!

Think You Don't Need a Travel Agent? Think Again!

In the age of the internet, many of us feel like we can plan all of our trips on our own, find better deals and set up tours on our own. Honestly, I fell into that camp also until I ...

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Don't Miss the Final Ringling Brothers Show!

Don't Miss the Final Ringling Brothers Show!

Many people were saddened to hear that after more than 100 years, Ringling Brothers will be closing their doors this year. Their final show in Charlotte will be February 1-5 at Spectrum Center. Here is the scoop on the latest ...

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Are You a Taste Maker? Metro's Other Woman is Looking for You!

Are You a Taste Maker? Metro's Other Woman is Looking for You!

Our friends at Metro's Other Woman have rolled out the best idea! They are looking for local taste makers, bloggers and influencers in the Charlotte area to help spread the word about their amazing services. That's the easy part! Metro's ...

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2017 Health and Wellness Guide

2017 Health and Wellness Guide

The new year is a chance to start fresh, reach new goals and take care of yourself. We have hand selected 4 great companies that we think will best help you reach your health and wellness goals. You can learn ...

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 The Perils of Phoning and Texting

The Perils of Phoning and Texting

Your Mother always said “sit up straight and eat your vegetables”. When you don't do that it can come back to haunt you!Problems with phone use and texting:1) Slumped upper back (hunch back) and forward head posture occur due to ...

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The Perils of Phoning and Texting Part 2

The Perils of Phoning and Texting Part 2

Simply say “yes” with a small head nod. Stand or sit tall and nod your chin toward your throat (not your chest) and you can strengthen the deep neck flexors in the front. Say “yes” to your Mother/Dad. (Moms and ...

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What's New From OrthoCarolina

What's New From OrthoCarolina

Here are the quick links to our most popular post from OrthoCarolina Fun Summer Learning Broken Bone? What to Expect at OrthoCarolina OrthoCarolina Urgent Care Hours and Locations A Parents Guide to Scoliosis Sever's & Osgood What You Need to ...

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#CLTFREEWORKOUT~ Take the Kids to do This TODAY!

#CLTFREEWORKOUT~ Take the Kids to do This TODAY!

The summer days are long and I know you are running out of new things to do! We have the best solution! OrthoCarolina has hit the streets to bring free workouts to you! In several locations, OrthoCarolina has teamed up ...

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Postpartum Exercise~ Tips and Exercise to Try at Home

Postpartum Exercise~ Tips and Exercise to Try at Home

Having a baby is the greatest joy in our lives. A baby brings a lot of surprises, one of the biggest for me was how weak my core really felt. I went into pregnancy in pretty good shape and after ...

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4 Yoga Moves to Calm Kids Instantly

4 Yoga Moves to Calm Kids Instantly

We know the benefits of yoga as adults, as we age it helps to maintain our flexibility, helps to reduce stress and among other benefits, yoga has restorative impacts on our minds and bodies. Yoga also has many benefits for ...

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Preventing Injuries in Your Teen Athlete

Preventing Injuries in Your Teen Athlete

Keeping your active teen healthy and injury free is the key to avoiding long term issues as they get older. Today's young athlete is even harder with the intensive year round sports, the rise in single sport specialization at an ...

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#TheFreeWorkOut is Back!

#TheFreeWorkOut is Back!

We LOVED the #CltFreeWorkout this summer and they are back this fall with new locations all over Charlotte! This joint effort between OrthoCarolina and #thesavageway offers families a fun way to get active together. Now known as #TheFreeWorkout, this clean ...

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Stuck in Carpool Line?  Put Down the Phone and Workout!

Stuck in Carpool Line? Put Down the Phone and Workout!

I spend countless hours waiting for kids, between carpool, waiting at soccer, waiting at gymnastics and more some days I am in a car for hours. I have often joked with trainer friends that they should come run bootcamps at ...

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Treating Injuries in Teen Athletes

Treating Injuries in Teen Athletes

Active teens are at increased risk for injury, last week Margaret Lynch shared some of the most common injuries in active teens that are seen at OrthoCarolina. This week she shares some tips on preventing and treating those common injuries. ...

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Check Out the New Foam Roller Guide from OrthoCarolina

Check Out the New Foam Roller Guide from OrthoCarolina

This is a great time of year to run in the QC! With the cooler weather, beautiful leaves and some great road races this is a great time to hit the streets! With the running sometimes comes sore muscles, a ...

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