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Keeping Women's Knees and Hips Healthy at all Stages of Life

Keeping Women's Knees and Hips Healthy at all Stages of Life

by Shearly (SU)
Any woman who has experienced a knee or hip injury understands the ill effects on mobility and the hindrance on daily living. Women at all stages of life are susceptible to injury from athletics, overuse and aging. M. Brian Polsky, MD, orthopaedic surgeon at The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics:

 Is an Artificial Joint Right for You?

Is an Artificial Joint Right for You?

by Stephanie Meadows
According to research, the term “replacement” is a little misleading, as when someone undergoes joint replacement surgery, the ends of the bones are removed or resurfaced and are replaced with an artificial joint. By definition, an artificial joint is a prosthesis or prosthetic joint, made of either plastic, ceramic or metal, which is implanted to replace a natural joint.

The Team Approach to Orthopedics: Benefits of Visiting a Large Practice

The Team Approach to Orthopedics: Benefits of Visiting a Large Practice

by Rismary Cabrera
Orthopedics is the field of medicine concerned with the study, research, and treatment of the musculoskeletal system, particularly the bones, joints, muscles, nerves, etc.). Orthopedics was first developed to treat children who had crippling or debilitating diseases. Anytime that that there is a suspected traumatic or repetitive motion injury to a bone, joint, tendon or nerve an orthopedic doctor is your best choice for treatment.

5 Tips to Prepare You for Your Orthopedic Appointment

5 Tips to Prepare You for Your Orthopedic Appointment

by Stephanie Meadows
An orthopedic doctor specializes in issues, diseases, and injuries pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. These doctors play a critical role in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions. They handle everything from minor issues such as sprained ankles to complex procedures and surgeries such as a hip replacement. Deciding that it’s time to see an orthopedic surgeon can be a relief and a cause of anxiety all at the same time. Here are some tips to prepare to ensure you get the most out of your appointment.

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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.