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...
July 16, 2019
Almost every day on my work commute, I see someone riding an electric (or motorized) scooter, a surging form of transportation in the U.S. While these scooters are convenient and fun, they unfortunate...
July 11, 2019
When I joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2012, one of our top priorities was to develop a comprehensive spine center. We wanted to create a place that would foster a real sense of teamwork ...
May 07, 2019
A bunion is a bony lump that develops on the base of the big toe with the big toe pushing against the second toe. While Bunions affect mostly women—more than one-third of women have them, it is...
April 12, 2019
When springtime rolls around, many people are ready to take their exercise-related New Year's resolutions to the next level through new exercises or sports. However, this can cause many individuals to...
March 05, 2019
Millions of people—from athletes to people who walk to work—experience a sprained ankle each year. In fact, we typically see four to five a week at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Spr...
January 15, 2019
Total joint replacement, comprised of hip or knee replacements, is one of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S. These devices have given millions of people continued or increased activity a...