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Preventing Frozen Shoulder

Preventing Frozen Shoulder

by Stephanie Meadows
Does your shoulder hurt or feel pinched when you reach overhead or lift directly to your side? Does your shoulder ache when you try to lean on it, or while sleeping? Does your shoulder hurt or stiffen up or become sore during or after you do repetitive activities such as lifting, swimming, throwing a ball, or swinging a tennis racquet or golf club?

How Physical Medicine Can Help your Mobility and Function

How Physical Medicine Can Help your Mobility and Function

by Stephanie Meadows
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) is a specialty of medicine practiced by physicians known as physiatrists. It is also known as Rehabilitation Medicine or Rehabilitative Medicine.

Common Fall Injuries

Common Fall Injuries

by Stephanie Meadows
A fall can change your day, your week, and maybe even your life. These injuries can often happen anywhere and to anyone, which can be frightening in their suddenness, and cause severe pain and injury. Falls are the most common variety of accidental injuries. However, a fall is not a type of injury, it is a cause.

Physiatrist vs Orthopedist

Physiatrist vs Orthopedist

by Stephanie Meadows
Understanding which medical professional, you should seek out can be a difficult decision, with so many sub-specialties in medicine. When you’re dealing with an injury involving bones, muscles, or joints (the musculoskeletal system), there are multiple doctors who may be suitable to help with these issues. While they may seem like similar fields, it is important to know the differences between a physiatrist and an orthopedist, so that you can make the right decision for your particular needs.

Common Fall Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Common Fall Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

by Stephanie Meadows
As summer comes to an end, it means going back to school and back to playing fall sports. Unfortunately, with the beginning of a new season of sports, also comes the baggage of an increased risk for sports-related injuries. According to reach and a survey done by SafeKids.org, about 1.35 million kids make trips to the emergency room to receive treatment for sports injuries every year.

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.