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…

Active kids, healthy life: tips for helping your kids get and stay moving.

by Emily Coates, PT, DPT, MedStar Health
June 14, 2019

Updated March 15, 2020 We all know being physically active is one of the best steps we can take for…

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 Health Urgent Care
May 24, 2019

Updated March 15, 2020 Regularly exercising can be a difficult routine to accomplish, especially during the winter when harsh conditions…

A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon Training

by Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT
April 19, 2019

Do you enjoy running, biking, swimming, or all three? Maybe you’re a runner looking for a challenge. Why not try…