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At Roper Physical Therapy, we believe that with awareness, there is choice, especially when it comes to your health and overall wellness! Therefore, we offer several options in classes such as our Medical Therapeutic Yoga classes to complement our myofascial release appointments. Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) may sound foreign to […]

Learn How Medical Therapeutic Yoga Can Benefit You!


An integrated physical therapy approach called Postural Restoration (PR) is an alignment-based approach geared at reducing asymmetry in our movement and breathing patterns. When coupled with myofascial release, PR is effective for “tech neck” or neck tension, scoliosis, osteoporosis, joint degeneration, chronic inflammation, migraines, and pain. PR addresses a common […]

PR and Self-Myofascial Release: How to Relieve and Correct Tech ...


As peak season for golfing ramps back up this September, Roper PT wants to help our golfers stay ahead of the game! By focusing on body maintenance and injury prevention, our PTs can help ensure you are at your best. Whether you’ve had an injury in the past or not, Myofascial Release […]

Myofascial Release for Roper PT’s Golfers



At Roper Physical Therapy, we believe that awareness is choice, especially when it comes to your health and overall wellness. Therefore, we offer several options in classes to compliment our myofascial release appointments as well as the different bodies with different goals that come through our doors. For Pilates, we […]

Why Should You Try a One-on-One Pilates Session at Roper ...


We all have that one area (or more!) where we hold tension and stress. Maybe you’ve had a recent injury or you work at a desk all day. There can be many reasons you feel muscular pain; dry needling is one option for helping alleviate it. Although it is becoming […]

Dry Needling: How It Fits Into Your Treatment Plan


Athletes come in all ages, sizes, genders, and physical abilities. Our desire to stay physically active, competitive, and healthy as well as our love of sport and activities binds us together. Additionally, the need for some form of physical therapy during different points in our lives. As we work to […]

Myofascial Release Benefits Athletes of All Kinds!



Roper Physical Therapy is constantly working to make sure we offer classes and workshops that extend the benefits of our Myofascial Release Appointments, increase our patients wellness, and fit our class schedule into your busy schedules. This is why we offer our Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) classes, Pilates classes, we […]

Register For Your Roper PT Classes on Our MindBody Calendar!


You’ve heard of Pilates. You kind of understand what it is, but have yet to experienced it. Or perhaps you popped into a group mat class with thirty other people, but left feeling baffled by what just happened. Your doctor recommends it for core strength, but does not help navigate […]

Pilates at Roper Physical Therapy


Do you have a flexible spending account or an FSA? Did you know that you can use your FSA funds at Roper PT? FSAs are generally use it or lose it plans. This means that amounts in the FSA at the end of the plan year generally cannot be carried […]

Flexible Spending Accounts and Roper PT



When was the last time you had a headache? Overall, it is estimated that almost half the population has had at least one headache in the last year. This equals to about 50% to 67% of adults between the ages of 18 and 65 world-wide have had a headache in the […]

Do You Suffer From Headaches? Here’s How Roper PT Can ...


Carolina Breast Friends was the vision of Kristy Adams-Ebel, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32. She established the nonprofit in 2003 as a way to unite women in all stages of breast cancer survival together. Adams-Ebel lost her battle with breast cancer in 2006, but Carolina Breast […]

Helping Our Neighbors in Need at the Pink House


Hello, Roper PT patients! Who here is a runner or a want-to-be runner? Or a used-to-be runner that has been looking for some motivation to get those running shoes out again? If you fit into one of these categories, then you should know about runCLTrun, founded by Lisa Landrum. Lisa is […]

Run Charlotte Run!!



I have a standard go to line: Some kids went to summer camp, I went to rehab and physical therapy. I was born early, under mysterious circumstances, and with bumbling hospital staff forgetting to plug in the incubator. My life has been centered around men in white coats and physical […]

A Stroke Of Luck


March 11th to 17th was National Sleep Awareness Week and Roper Physical Therapy wants our patients to examine their sleep habits! As we say in our mission, we recognize the 5 pentagons of wellness: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects that must be addressed for long-term healing and on-going wellness” […]

Sleep and Wellness


Roper Physical Therapy will be participating as a team for the Get Your Rear in Gear race in Charlotte on Saturday, March 3rd. Get Your Rear in Gear is dedicated to colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) with the goal of preventing more deaths due to a lack of […]

Get Your Rear in Gear!



Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT opened her private practice in 2003 and has served over 25 years as a licensed physical therapist. In pursuit of combining traditional physical therapy with alternative modalities for the treatment of pain and dysfunction, she became an expert myofascial release practitioner completing her training under John […]

15 Years of Roper PT!


By Amber Wingerson I have been a patient of Christine Roper’s for almost 12 years now. I came to Roper PT as a college senior with a hip injury from soccer that had been persisting for over a year. Christine helped me work through that injury and get back to […]

Through the Eyes of a Patient, Foam Roll Workshops at ...


Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common condition where the temporomandibular joint becomes strained or injured. This limits the natural functions of the jaw and may result in pain when opening the mouth or chewing. Most people incorrectly know this condition as TMJ, but TMJ represents the name of the […]

Why Myofascial Release Is Beneficial To Those Suffering From TMJ/TMD



We just added a Pinterest page! Pinterest is known as a place to find recipes, clothing, house decorating ideas, and getting lost for several hours while at your computer. (No? Just me?) But, Pinterest is also a great way to organize all of our Roper Physical Therapy information, videos, and […]

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While the holiday season brings twinkling lights, events with family and friends, carols, and decorations into our lives, it often brings new stresses as well. In order to manage this stress, during the season and other times throughout the year, Roper Physical Therapy suggests you try meditation. Meditation has been […]

Learning About the Benefits of Meditation In the Post-Holiday Season