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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

by Holly (SU)
CTS is caused by pressure or aggravation of the median nerve that runs through the carpal tunnel of your wrist, causing pain, numbness and that tingling sensation.

Healing from Bone Dislocation

Healing from Bone Dislocation

by Holly (SU)
Talk about painful – when a shoulder, elbow, finger, hip or knee becomes dislocated, it doesn’t only hurt, it immobilizes the joint where two bones normally come together.

5 Ways You May Be Triggering Your Sciatica

5 Ways You May Be Triggering Your Sciatica

by Yenny (SU)
If you’ve ever experienced sciatica, you know it’s different from other back pain. Instead of a throbbing or piercing discomfort in one area, it’s more like a sharp shooting pain sometimes accompanied by tingling, numbness, or weakness that starts in the lower back and radiates through the buttocks and down the back of your leg.

Strains vs. Sprains: What’s the Difference?

Strains vs. Sprains: What’s the Difference?

by Yenny (SU)
The confusion is understandable since both terms are often used interchangeably when describing the overstretching or tearing of soft tissues within and around various joints. Symptoms are similar, too: pain, swelling, and restricted movement of the joint.

Can sleeping positions cause shoulder pain?

Can sleeping positions cause shoulder pain?

by Yenny (SU)
You toss and you turn and you find that the only comfortable way that you can sleep soundly is on your left side. You’ve tried every position and the left side is the most comfortable way that you have found that you sleep all the way through the night. What if, however, your perfect sleeping position was what was causing the searing pain in your shoulder when you wake up each morning?

About Us

For more than 40 years, Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland has provided the highest standard of orthopedic care for patients of all ages in Catonsville, Columbia and Eldersburg as well as nearby in the Annapolis, Washington, DC and Montgomery County areas. As our board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic doctors continue the traditions of our founding physicians, Dr. John Tansey and Dr. Kenneth Spence, we employ sophisticated advances and specialties in the field of orthopedic medicine, such as arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, onsite diagnostic imagery, outpatient surgery, and physical therapy rehabilitation for the full spectrum of joint, bone, muscle, back, and related pain conditions and injuries.