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.
While osteoporosis, bone disease, and risk of fracture are more common in women, all adults should take steps to strengthen their bones. And yes, you can strengthen your bones! Listen in on our Bone Health series with Angeline Williams, CRNP and head of OACM's Own the Bone Program for tips and information on bone health.
To Fuse or Not to Fuse
Answer and explanation to the commonly asked patient question: When do I need spinal fusion?
Avoiding the Run-Around
Karyn Dulaney, DPT answers some common questions about running in general, describes some return to running tips for those who have suffered an injury and want to get back out there in the safest way possible, and touches on her own specialized return to running program.
Second Time Around
Cars and machines needs parts replacement are needed over their lifetime. The same is true of our bodies. Since we live longer lives, items we might have had put in along the way, like fillings in our teeth, or joint replacements in our knee, wear over time and may need to be replaced. Dr. Xie is here to tell us about what it's like to get that joint replaced a second time.
Happy Bones, Happy Life
We've all heard that milk makes for strong bones, what does it really mean to have strong or weak bones? How do you find out if your bones are healthy, and what can you do if they're not. Listen in to find out.
Minimally Invasive Procedures for Spine Problems
Dr. Oren Blam leads a discussion on when it is appropriate to consider minimally invasive procedures for the spine, and what are the potential benefits are.