January 25, 2023
By Ryan Katz, MD, Hand surgeon at the Curtis National Hand Center
Do you have persistent pain in your hands or wrists? Is it difficult to complete daily tasks that require putting pressure on your fingertips or use of your thumb? Hand arthritis is a common conditio...
September 21, 2017
One-fourth of the bones in our body are in our feet. These bones, combined with numerous joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, work together to support the body’s weight, maintain balanc...
September 01, 2017
By MedStar Health Research Institute
Researchers at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH) have published the results of a laboratory investigation that used a novel diagnostic tool for diagnosing subtle injury to the ankle in cases of a...
August 24, 2017
Keeping our feet strong and healthy is an important goal for us all. For people with diabetes, good foot health is even more important. That’s because people with diabetes are at an increased risk for...
August 14, 2017
Living with severe back pain can be debilitating. If left untreated, the pain can make it difficult or impossible to perform everyday tasks. There are a number of treatments that can address the many ...
August 08, 2017
It’s August—the height of summer—and many of us are taking advantage of the longer days to cram in more outdoor activities. For many, it just seems easier, and definitely more enjoyable, to go for an ...
August 02, 2017
Orthopaedic and Geriatric Teams Focus on Caring for Fragile Bones George Hennawi, MD Fractures are common among the elderly and as the population ages, the incidence of breaking bones incre...