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Inova Plays Ball to Benefit Northern Virginia Community

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Sandy Spring Bank Foundation partners with Inova Sports Medicine to help children be active Assisted by a generous contribution from the Sandy Spring Bank Foundation, Inova Sports Medicine Institute (ISMI), in conjunction with EXOS, created a Sports Performance Program for underprivileged children and students in Northern Virginia in the summer of 2018. Sandy Spring Bank…

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Stepping Forward Toward Bunion Remedies

Steven K. Neufeld, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Inova.

Steven Neufeld, MD, explains bunions and a procedure to correct them Condition: Bunion: A bunion is a “bump” of bone that most often forms at the base of the big toe joint. It occurs if bone or tissue at the joint moves out of place and forces the big toe to bend toward the others.…

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Fitness enthusiasts: How to avoid overuse injuries

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Whether you favor the treadmill, the streets, or the trails, make sure your enthusiasm doesn’t outstrip your abilities. Launching into a workout routine without proper preparation can often put you at risk for overuse injuries such as stress fractures and muscle tears. Jessica Wertz, DO, a family and sports medicine physician at Inova Sports Medicine,…

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Got arthritis or joint injury? Inova Mount Vernon has two new docs, and ankle replacement too

“Joint” Endeavor is a Winning Combination Inova Mount Vernon Hospital now serving Northern Virginia joint replacement patients even better, adding two highly respected physicians and new ankle replacement specialty The Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Joint Replacement Center welcomes two new surgeons to its team of orthopedic specialists: Oliver Schipper, MD, who specializes in foot and…

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Direct anterior total hip replacement now available at Inova Fairfax Hospital

Get Hip Inova Fairfax Hospital is pleased to offer osteoarthritis patients Direct Anterior Hip Replacement closer to home Traditionally, total hip replacement procedures have resulted in relief from arthritis pain. Unfortunately, lengthy recovery times and numerous post-surgery precautions, including limitations on how far the hip can bend, have been part of the package. Today, the…

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Inova Mount Vernon’s Dr. Sameer Nagda serves as Team Physician to Olympic Women’s Soccer Team in Rio

Inova Goes to the Olympics Inova Mount Vernon orthopaedic surgeon Sameer Nagda, MD had the privilege of serving as Team Physician for the United States Olympic Women’s soccer team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. “It is an honor and privilege to be a part of the medical team taking care of the U.S. Women’s soccer team,”…

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Local “weekend warrior” returns to basketball court after successful ACL reconstruction

Game Changer When work, family and social commitments fill the calendar, squeezing in a daily workout can be tough. Enter the “weekend warrior,” the 30-to-50-something sports enthusiast who packs seven days of moderate exercise into a few days of high-intensity workouts. While any amount of exercise is beneficial, strenuous exertion following long periods of inactivity…

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