Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Team at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Participates in Highly Successful Blood Clot Prevention Study

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus’s orthopedic trauma surgery team enrolled a significant number of patients in the landmark “PREVENT CLOT” randomized controlled trial published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study was a monumental effort led by researchers at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and the…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering Virtual “Ask the Expert” Lecture Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injuries and Cutting-Edge Treatments

Leesburg, VA – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injuries and Cutting-Edge Treatments” on Wednesday, February 9 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. using the Zoom video platform. Problems with the rotator cuff – the tendons located in the shoulder area – are common.…

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8 Tips for Winter Running

Maintain your running schedule during the coldest months of the year with these safety tips Running outdoors in the winter tends to raise injury risk due to the occasional icy patch or snowy stretch in Northern Virginia. Whether you’re running just to keep in shape or preparing for an upcoming race in the spring, with…

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7 Ways To Prevent Falls

Falls can cause broken bones and head injuries Each year, approximately 3 million older adults in the U.S. are treated in the emergency room for injuries related to falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At Inova alone, falls are the leading cause of death in people 65 and older. These…

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Back from the Brink: Teamwork and Quick Action Save a Life

Larry Black looked forward to a quiet retirement – playing golf, spending time with his wife, and enjoying his large brood of children, grandchildren and new great-grandchild. But just 13 days after stepping down as Chief Magistrate for the 20th Judicial District of Virginia, Larry was in the Inova Loudoun Hospital Emergency Room (ER), fighting…

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Better Visualization with ASTEC Engineering

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How Inova surgeons use 3D-printed models to improve patient care Innovation is at the heart of improving patient safety and outcomes. This passion for staying at the cutting edge of medical technology not only keeps Inova providers abreast of the latest and greatest, but also ensures patients receive the best care possible. One recent example…

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Stepping Forward Toward Bunion Remedies

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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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