A Bone to Fix is presented by the providers at The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland Division. Patient knowledge is power, and we’re more than happy to share. Our podiatrists, surgeons, sports medicine, spine, hand, foot and ankle, and pain management specialists give their insights on a variety of topics from everyday tips to the latest medical breakthroughs in these 10-minute podcasts.
What’s Bun-ion Got to Do With It?
Bunion. It’s a word we’ve all heard before, and most people would probably guess it’s something relating to the feet, but what are they really? Tune in as Dr. Hayden L. Hoffler tells not only what a bunion is exactly, but also about the minimally invasive procedure he specializes in.
Types of Ankle Fractures
Dr. Hayden Hoffler discusses what an ankle fracture is, the different kinds that can occur, what it might feel like, and how to treat them.
“Quick Fix” Orthopedic and Joint Pain Solutions: Are They Real?
There are many “quick-fix” orthopedic and pain solutions out there such as, devices, braces, stimulators, massagers, and supplements, braces, and more that make promises to cure all joint and pain issues. While some of these items can be helpful, they are often not the end-all solution. We’re speaking with Dr. Sam Sydney and Sami Ahmed, DPT to talk the truth about these items, why surgery is sometimes what is needed, the orthopedic process, and the importance of physical therapy during all stages.
A Swing and a Pain
You've probably heard the elbow injuries relating to the tennis and elbow, but do you really know what they mean? If not, tune in to learn, if so, tune in to hear how physical therapy can be used in the treatment of both.
Get That Pain Outta Your Neck
Whether you work from home, or in the office, you're likely sitting for long periods of time. Sitting and craning your neck, or slouching as they day goes on as you look the computer screen, can cause pain in your neck, which can cause stress on the spine. We've got three of our OACM physical therapists ready to tell you what can be done to fix your posture, and free yourself from your pain at work, or at least the one in your neck.
Sprain, Sprain, Go Away
Ankle sprains make up around 25% of sports-related injuries, and nearly 75% of general ankle injuries. If you're someone who has or is suffering from the former, we've got two of our OACM physical therapists ready to tell you what can be done to get you back to your sport after an injury to the ankle.