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Can neck or back pain be cured?

Can neck or back pain be cured?

by Bevon Findley (SU)
A lot of what we do in medicine—including in the treatment of back or neck pain—involves managing chronic conditions. For example, high blood pressure is rarely cured but rather is managed with diet, exercise, and medication. So too, do people with back or neck problems want their symptoms managed so as to reduce their pain.

OACM Partners with Everseat for Convenient Appointment Booking

OACM Partners with Everseat for Convenient Appointment Booking

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Making and cancelling appointments with OACM just got even easier. We are now utilizing Everseat, a free mobile app that allows you to search for and book open appointments with our providers.

OACM Surgeon, Dr. Sam Sydney, On A Mission to Help People in Need

OACM Surgeon, Dr. Sam Sydney, On A Mission to Help People in Need

by Bevon Findley (SU)
OACM orthopaedic surgeon, Sam Sydney, MD, joined more than 50 other medical professionals from around Maryland on a mission to India, providing a total of 61 total knee and hip replacement surgeries over three days through Volunteer Walk. Volunteer Walk is a volunteer medical service organization that provides free surgical treatment for patients in developing countries and in the U.S. who suffer from debilitating bone and joint conditions and who are in desperate physical and financial need.

OACM Sports Medicine Physician Travels the World as Team Physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

OACM Sports Medicine Physician Travels the World as Team Physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

by Bevon Findley (SU)
For the last several years, Scott Adams, M.D., OACM Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist, has been the team physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. Most recently, he traveled to Spain with the U23 team and to Jamaica with the U17 women’s team. As the team physician, he’s responsible for assessing soccer-related injuries, diagnosing them and suggesting the best course of action. Dr. Adams also serves as the primary care physician for the team and staff, diagnosing and treating acute illnesses during their travels.

Tending to Your Tendons

Tending to Your Tendons

by Bevon Findley (SU)
The components of our body work together to make moving a seamless process. Tendons are a part of this crucial system, connecting muscle to bone. These tough bands of connective tissue work with muscles to help us move our bones. Because of their importance in body movement, tendons are also prone to injury, generally from overuse. Tendons are found in various places throughout the body, but the most common areas that are prone to injury are the elbow, shoulder, hip, knee and the Achilles tendon which connects the calf to the ankle.

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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.