preventing injury

4 Ways to Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain

Paul Stuart Cooper, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre April 12, 2019

When springtime rolls around, many people are ready to take their exercise-related New Year’s resolutions to the next level through…

4 ways to prepare for summer activities.

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…

5 Ways to Prevent a Sports Injury

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…

Ankle Fractures: 5 Common Symptoms and Treatment Methods to Know

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…

Three Common Sports Injuries—and Tips to Avoid Them

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…

7 running tips for new and experienced runners.

Rebecca Schwender, PT, DPT, Clinic Coordinator, Samantha King, PT, DPT June 12, 2020

As many of us are spending our days at home, finding new ways to exercise is increasingly important, especially with…