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Alteon HA Femoral Stem Product Makes Its Clinical Debut

Alteon HA Femoral Stem Product Makes Its Clinical Debut

by Stephanie Meadows
The hip joint is one of the most important joints in the human body, as it allows us to walk, run, and jump. It bears our body’s weight and the force of the strong muscles of the hip and leg, every day for our whole life. Our hips are also one of our most flexible joints, which allows a greater range of motion than all other joints in the body except for the shoulder.

What to do if Your Knee Pain Becomes Unmanageable

What to do if Your Knee Pain Becomes Unmanageable

by Stephanie Meadows
Knee pain is said to be the major cause of physical disability in people 65 and older. Pain can be chronic or acute, but often in the knee pain can be targeting a specific area in the knee, or be throughout. For all patients with knee pain, nonsurgical treatment is usually the goal and is a doctor’s last resort, but if pain persists intervention may be needed.

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

by Stephanie Meadows
For a lot of us, playing sports was a huge part of our childhood, and for some of us it remains a big part of our lives. Sports injuries happen, and that often means we get a turn on the bench – which is definitely not as fun as being on the field. While the more active you are in sports the bigger the chance you have of becoming injured, there are a few things you can do to prevent them from happening.

 Unexpected Causes of Foot Pain

Unexpected Causes of Foot Pain

by Stephanie Meadows
Around one-quarter of all the bones in your body are actually located in your feet. The feet are flexible structures of bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissues that let us stand upright and perform activities like walking, running, and jumping. Clearly, your feet are at a higher risk of injury, particularly if you are an athlete or work in an industry where you are constantly on your feet. However, how does this affect the rest of your body? The rest of your is held up by your feet, meaning that if they are in pain, the rest of the parts of your body, such as your back may hurt as well.

2017 Physician of the Year Honored

2017 Physician of the Year Honored

by Shearly (SU)
Congratulations to OACM orthopaedic surgeon, Patrick Maloney, M.D. who was named Physician of the Year by the medical executive committee of the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

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.