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Staying Motivated After Orthopedic Surgery

Staying Motivated After Orthopedic Surgery

by Yenny (SU)
Having orthopedic surgery is a positive step on the road to recovery after illness or injury, but the process of recuperation and rehabilitation can be arduous and taxing. Some days, progress may be hard to notice, and there will be days when finding that motivation to go to physical therapy or to move around will take every bit of oomph you have in your being.

Physical Therapy for Hip Dislocation

Physical Therapy for Hip Dislocation

by Yenny (SU)
Whether caused by a fall, a car accident, or any other trauma, a hip dislocation is extremely painful. That’s because the ball of the hip joint has been forced out of its socket. As a result, the adjacent ligaments, labrum, muscles, and other soft tissues holding the bones in place often are also damaged, and there may even be further injury to the nerves surrounding the hip.

The Role of Physical Medicine in Rehabilitation

The Role of Physical Medicine in Rehabilitation

by Yenny (SU)
Medical terms can sometimes be confusing. For example, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as Rehabilitative Medicine, refers to the work done by a physiatrist, a physician who has specialized training in PM&R and focuses on preventing, diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating neuromusculoskeletal disorders and the psychologic components that produce temporary or permanent functional impairment.

How Dehydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

How Dehydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

by Holly (SU)
There are numerous causes of foot pain, but one you may easily overlook is quite simple – you’re not drinking enough water.

Are You at Risk for Sciatica Pain?

Are You at Risk for Sciatica Pain?

by Holly (SU)
Not everybody experiences sciatica the same way, but there can be certain things that have the potential to lead to the telltale signs of sciatica.

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.