Author Archives: Kevin

Sleep Hygiene and how it Affects YOU

Sleep Hygiene and You Written by Blake Fletcher, PT With daylight saving time just around the corner, it is important to remember to get adequate sleep! Roughly one third of the population suffers from sleep disturbances. Lack of sleep can result in decreased immune function, healing, cardiovascular health, memory, cognition, and athletic performance. Additionally, sleep […]

Already have Low Back Pain when waking up?

Written by Alanna Wilson, PTA Stiff in your back in the morning? Having difficulty getting out of the bed? Well, I am here to tell you that a little stretching in the morning while in bed will help alleviate the tightness/stiffness. When you first wake in the morning, we tend to roll out of bed, […]

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk Written by Megan Amerson, PTA Do you have trouble finding a comfortable position to sleep in at night due to neck or back pain? Then this article is for you! Sleep positioning is important so that we can obtain a good night’s rest.  Proper sleep positioning will help to keep the spine in […]

Physical Therapy Myth Busters!

PT Myth Busters Written by Meredith Miles, PT, DPT As a physical therapist, I often hear false beliefs about our field before someone even has the chance to experience what we have to offer. Below are just a few of the common misconceptions that I’ve debunked. The world of physical therapy is vast and so […]

New Year, New Nutrition!

Role of Nutrition with Physical Therapy Written by Matthew Ulcak PT DPT January 14, 2022 Physical therapy is an important part of healing your body and returning to your prior level of function and reaching your goals. While physical therapists are not specifically trained in diet and nutrition, many of us are prepared to assist […]

Meet Alex Stratton, DPT!

More exciting news for the Carolina PT staff and patients! Our Rock Hill clinic has gained an awesome addition- Alex Stratton, DPT! Read below to learn a little about Alex. Alex graduated from the University of Charleston with a Bachelors in Athletic Training and then obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wheeling University. Alex […]

Welcome Brittany Morris, PTA, to Carolina PT!

We are happy to officially announce the addition of Brittany Morris, PTA, to our Carolina Physical Therapy White Knoll location! Brittany was born and raised in Lexington, SC. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 2011 majoring in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology. She then went on to […]

Introducing Meredith Miles, DPT!

As we continue to grow, we are so excited to be adding on new physical therapists to our company, including our newest PT to the Forest Acres clinic, Meredith Miles! Meredith was born and raised in Blythewood, SC. She completed her undergraduate degree in 2018 at The University of South Carolina majoring in Exercise Science […]

Meet Matthew Ulcak, DPT!

We have the absolute pleasure of announcing the newest promotion at Carolina PT- Matthew Ulcak, DPT is the new director of our Forest Acres location! Although Matthew is not a new face in the clinic, we want to take this time to recognize the hard work he’s contributed to Carolina Physical Therapy, as well as […]

Tips & Tricks to beat Aches & Pains Working from Home

June 24 is National Work from Home Day, which hits home for many due to this past years’ circumstances. Although cutting out the commute, in addition to the relaxed environment may seem like an optimal way to work, it can easily slip into poor habits that can cause aches and pains. Luckily, we’ve got some […]