April 26, 2023
If you’ve had anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, you know that the recovery process can feel long and daunting. However, the right approach during recovery can actually get you back to y...
September 16, 2020
By John A. Kuri II, MD, Orthopedic surgeon at MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
We use our shoulders to do just about everything, from pushing and pulling to lifting and carrying. That’s why it’s common to feel tension—or even pain—in our shoulder joints, especially after doing t...
July 29, 2020
For centuries, women who experience severe menstrual pain have been told that the discomfort is just part of being a woman. It’s not. This level of pain could be endometriosis, and a woman who ...
July 15, 2020
By Dr. Dionne Hawkins, MPT, Clinic Director at MedStar Health Physical Therapy at Leisure World
Social restrictions caused by COVID-19 continue to affect us all, and the senior community is no exception. With a higher risk for infection, our senior population is taking extra precautions to sta...
June 24, 2020
Everyone is spending more time at home these days, which hopefully means you are getting around to tackling that “to-do list” of projects. And with the warm summer weather, a lot of those ...
June 12, 2020
By Rebecca Schwender, PT, DPT, Clinic Coordinator
As many of us are spending our days at home, finding new ways to exercise is increasingly important, especially with gyms and fitness centers being closed. Running is a great option for staying physic...
May 15, 2020
Experiencing bladder leakage is common, and it can negatively impact quality of life. Thankfully, there are many treatment options available.Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. It a...