running

3 Tips for Running Your First 5K

Matthew Maxwell, MD January 04, 2019

Every year, thousands of runners across the U.S. complete 5K races, which is equivalent to 3.1 miles. Most people who…

Training for a 5K? Read These Tips to Avoid Injuries

Matthew Maxwell, MD January 09, 2019

Running a 5K is a challenging and fun way to stay fit. Although, if you aren’t careful, you can get…

A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon Training

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…

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…

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…

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…