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...
February 09, 2022
Young athletes know that sports injuries can quickly derail their competitive season. As kids increasingly specialize in one sport year-round—and at a younger age—the incidences of injury are rising....
January 12, 2022
Your foot is composed of 26 bones, 30 joints, and more than one hundred ligaments, muscles, and tendons that work together to provide stability, balance, and support as you move. When any one of thos...
December 29, 2021
By MedStar Team
Historically, patients who needed spine surgery could expect a long recovery process, often with a week-long hospital stay. Today, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols are helping patients...
December 17, 2021
Physical activity during every stage of life can help protect and maintain your overall health. But as your age increases, so does your risk of exercise-related injuries—such as a ruptured Achilles t...
December 08, 2021
Whether you play an organized sport or exercise for fun, being active is important for your physical and mental health. However, playing sports and exercising always comes with the risk of developing ...
June 30, 2021
The human spine is a miraculous, elegantly balanced system, the foundational support of the entire body. Gently curved in an S-shape, the spine balances the neck, chest, lower back, and pelvis to...