Staying Active

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…

Playing Sports? 3 Tips to Prepare You for the Season

by Dan Black, CSCS, Exercise Physiologist & Supervisor, MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
August 29, 2019

Playing sports is a lot of fun. It helps you get in shape, spend time with friends, and learn how…

Bicycle Safety: 6 Ways to Ride Safer

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
May 31, 2019

Whether you’re training for a triathlon, on your way to work, or just hitting the road to enjoy a bike…

4 Ways to Prepare for Summer Activities

by B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD, Medical Director, MedStar PromptCare
May 24, 2019

Regularly exercising can be a difficult routine to accomplish, especially during the winter when harsh conditions can make running or…