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Hydration is the Key for Healthy Joints

Hydration is the Key for Healthy Joints

by Stephanie Meadows
Are you drinking enough water? Studies show that the answer is probably no. Some 75 percent of Americans are dehydrated and drink below the recommended amount, which is an average of eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day.

Arthritis and Tips for Managing Pain

by Stephanie Meadows
Have you ever been told to “Stop cracking your knuckles, you can get arthritis”? While this is in fact not true, arthritis does affect approximately 350 million people worldwide.

How to Keep Your Back Healthy and Strengthen Your Spine

How to Keep Your Back Healthy and Strengthen Your Spine

by Stephanie Meadows
Back pain can be debilitating, interrupting your normal daily routine. We often don’t think about the strength of our spine until we have pain that disrupts life as usual. Once we have back pain, we're driven to know what's wrong and what it will take to relieve the pain and prevent a recurrence.

Running into Foot Pain: Tips to Keep Your Feet Healthy

by OAC Admin
Our feet have the power to make running either a comfortable or miserable experience. Foot problems can also lead to pain and injury of the knees, hips, and lower back if you don’t take the proper precautions.

Meet Dr. Michael DeMarco

Meet Dr. Michael DeMarco

by Stephanie Meadows
It's important to have a doctor who knows you and your health history. Getting to know your doctor isn’t always easy to do. Here at Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland, we’d like you to get to know the newest member of our team, Dr. Michael DeMarco.

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.