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Surprising Factors That Can Lead To Carpal Tunnel

If you have frequent burning or numbness in the palm of your hand and in your fingers, you may have developed carpal tunnel syndrome. Even if you aren’t engaged in repetitive hand activity, you may be at risk. Here’s why.

Oct 22nd, 2018
5 Steps To Recovering From Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder surgery can relieve pain and restore function to an injured shoulder, but recovery is key to the success of your surgery. Here’s what to expect once you’ve left the operating room.

Sep 26th, 2018
Why Physical Therapy Is So Important For Rehabilitation

Why do we stress the importance of physical therapy during rehab? Mainly because there’s not a lot of rehabilitation without it. Read what the experts at Maryland Orthopedic Specialists have to say about physical therapy and why you need it.

Aug 23rd, 2018
What to Expect from Knee Replacement Surgery

If you’ve been living with constant pain in your knees, you may actually be looking forward to knee replacement surgery. It’s helpful to know beforehand what you’ll experience before and after the surgery.

Jul 12th, 2018
10 Foods That Can Help Relieve Joint Pain

Inflammation aggravates arthritis pain. Your diet contributes a lot to inflammation -- eat lots of refined sugars, alcohol, and saturated fat and you may make your arthritis pain more severe.

May 17th, 2018
PRP: A Boon for Aging Baby Boomers and Their Joints

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) uses your body’s own healing growth factors to treat age-related degenerative disease and soft tissue injuries. When PRP is injected into damaged joints, it promotes healing, relieves pain, and diminishes inflammation.

Apr 10th, 2018
5 Steps for Better Posture

Poor posture can lead to a whole host of everyday aches and pains, including back pain, headaches, restricted breathing, and digestive issues.

Jan 19th, 2018
Surgery Around The Globe

Dr. Peter Fitzgibbons spent a week in Guatemala with a group of Surgeons from around the United States including several physicians from Georgetown.

May 25th, 2017
Feeling Unstable when Overhead?

Sports that involve overhead activity – weight lifting, softball, swimming, volleyball, and baseball to name a few – are very demanding on the shoulder stabilizing muscles.

Dec 17th, 2015