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The Football Concussion Crisis

The Football Concussion Crisis

by Stephanie Meadows
Lately, there seems to be increased public interest in the potential risks of concussions. Since athletes participating in contact sports are exposed to the risk of repeated blows to the head, there is a legitimate concern about their risk of developing delayed neurological dysfunction, such as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) or other neurodegenerative diseases.

How to Stretch Properly, The DO’s and DON’T’s

How to Stretch Properly, The DO’s and DON’T’s

by Stephanie Meadows
Unfortunately, many people avoid stretching, execute it poorly or don’t do enough of it. The body relies on being stretched. We understand the benefits of feeling physically and mentally fit, as well as the importance of quality life.

A Couch Potato’s Guide to Getting Back into Exercise

A Couch Potato’s Guide to Getting Back into Exercise

by Stephanie Meadows
“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. This quote rings true about our daily lives. Life is all about perspective and how you look at each and every situation. Although, this mantra certainly applies to one thing in particular, exercise and fitness. Are you a couch potato? If the answer to this question is yes, it is not too late to change your lifestyle.

Your Guide to Running a Marathon: 7 Things You Should Know

Your Guide to Running a Marathon: 7 Things You Should Know

by Stephanie Meadows
Getting motivated to go for a run can be difficult. Running a mile or two is a good workout, but gearing up to run a marathon takes a lot of guts. So if you are running in your first race, give yourself a major pat on the back.

Passion for Soccer Takes OACM Sports Medicine Specialist, Dr. Scott Adams, Around the Globe

Passion for Soccer Takes OACM Sports Medicine Specialist, Dr. Scott Adams, Around the Globe

by Bevon Findley (SU)

It’s not every day you meet a doctor who has the opportunity to combine his medical skills with his passion for sports, but Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland’s Scott Adams, MD, who specializes in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery, is one of the lucky ones. As a team physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Teams, Dr. Adams recently traveled to Portugal as the team physician with the full Women’s Team as well as to Japan for the U20 Women’s World Cup.


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.