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What is hip impingement?

What is hip impingement?

by Yenny (SU)
You may be an active athlete that prides themselves on their daily workouts, but could your intense workouts be the culprit of your hip pain? Through years of deterioration, your hip may start to give you trouble when you walk, run, or even – in severe cases – during any movement at all.

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:

Winter Injuries Don't Have to Keep You Down

Winter Injuries Don't Have to Keep You Down

by Bevon Findley (SU)
It used to be that an injury from a winter sport could keep someone down for the season. However, with advances in orthopaedic medicine, that’s no longer always the case. For instance, a recent patient of Brian Polsky, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland, had a snowboarding accident that left him with a tear in his meniscus (part of the knee.) After Dr. Polsky repaired the tear using a minimally invasive surgical technique, he was back on the slopes after a short recovery. Injuries from winter sports are very common and most patients experience sprains and strains, especially in knees, from the twisting and turning associated with activities such as skiing, snowboarding and skating. Most often, these injuries are minor and can be treated more conservatively with rest and time and even physical therapy and heal completely. However, some people experience more serious injuries, such as tears of ligaments, tendons and cartilage, which can require surgery.

Top Tips for Healthy Joints

Top Tips for Healthy Joints

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Here are some tips to help maintain healthy joints and to be able to keep moving well.

Non-Surgical Options for Alleviating Hip Pain

Non-Surgical Options for Alleviating Hip Pain

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Before considering surgical options, there are a number of non-surgical, first line therapies that are often recommended to individuals with hip problems.

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.