Staying Active

Why active kids are healthier kids…especially while stuck at home.

by Emily Coates, PT, DPT, MedStar Health
March 30, 2020

One of the best ways we can maintain good health is by being physically active on a regular basis. In…

8 tips for staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health, Richard Y. Hinton, MD, Sports Medicine Medical Director, MedStar Health
March 17, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many spectator and participation sports have been…

Three Common Sports Injuries—and Tips to Avoid Them

by Christopher Alan Looze, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
January 24, 2020

It’s summer time—meaning a number of sports’ seasons, such as baseball and soccer, are in full swing. And for those…

How to Maintain a Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

by Dr. Arthur Greenwood, Obstetrician and gynecologist, MedStar Medical Group Women’s Health
January 17, 2020

Whether your pregnancy was long-awaited or sudden, you probably have a few questions about how you and baby can stay…

Ankle Fractures: 5 Common Symptoms and Treatment Methods to Know

by Dr. Jacob M. Wisbeck, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
December 10, 2019

Millions of people experience ankle fractures (broken ankles) each year—but not all ankle fractures are the same. In fact, an…

5 Ways to Prevent a Sports Injury

by Colonel (retired) Steven J. Svoboda, MD, Board-Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
September 13, 2019

With the fall sports season underway, athletes of all ages are gearing up for success. Unfortunately, the season can end…