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Should I exercise if I have osteoarthritis of the knee?

Should I exercise if I have osteoarthritis of the knee?

by Yenny (SU)
Osteoarthritis of the knee causes pain, stiffness, and swelling that can make it hard to get up and move. However, exercise is one of the best things you can do for your knees if you have arthritis. There are different types of exercise that can reduce pain and even prevent some further damage to the joints.

Spinal Cord Stimulation Beats Medication for Pain

Spinal Cord Stimulation Beats Medication for Pain

by Yenny (SU)
Spinal cord stimulation is associated with greater pain reduction than pharmacotherapy in patients with intractable spine or limb pain, results of a new systematic review and meta-analysis show.

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.

Types of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeries

Types of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeries

by Yenny (SU)
Whether caused by sudden trauma or wear and tear over time, shoulders, much like the knees are joints in the body that experience their fair share of deterioration. You might feel a pain in a specific part of your shoulder or just have a limited range of motion, but shoulder surgery can at times be unavoidable.

The importance of going to a good hand surgeon

The importance of going to a good hand surgeon

by Yenny (SU)
Hands are arguably one of the most complex structure in your body. Without the numerous and sensitive nerves in your hands, the whole way we learn about the world would be affected. The way the tendons and muscles work together to move your wrists and fingers produce infinite possibilities for movement, helping us work, create, and take care of ourselves and others.

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.