Staying Active

Have chronic pain? What you need to know about your pain management options.

by Dr. James Houston, Director of Pain Management at MedStar Health
January 20, 2021

When you have chronic pain that gets in the way of everyday activities, you may benefit from pain management treatment….

Stretches and exercises to ease shoulder pain at home.

by John A. Kuri II, MD, Orthopedic surgeon at MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
September 16, 2020

We use our shoulders to do just about everything, from pushing and pulling to lifting and carrying. That’s why it’s…

Tips for creating and maintaining healthy habits during COVID-19.

by Carissa Colangelo, MS, ATC/LAT, PTA, CSCS, MedStar Sports Medicine
August 21, 2020

In a world where it seems everything in our normal daily life has changed in a very short period, it…

Top 5 summer safety tips for outdoor fun.

by Dr. Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD, MBA, Regional Medical Director, MedStar Health Urgent Care
July 22, 2020

Whether you’re heading off to vacation or enjoying the long days of summer at home, the warm months are a…

Seniors: How to keep your body and mind active during COVID-19.

by Dr. Dionne Hawkins, MPT, Clinic Director at MedStar Health Physical Therapy at Leisure World
July 15, 2020

Social restrictions caused by COVID-19 continue to affect us all, and the senior community is no exception. With a higher…