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Posts Tagged ‘orthopedics’

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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Washington Redskins and Inova Form Strategic Health and Wellness Partnership

Loudoun County facility to be renamed to Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park as the two organizations launch new programs and initiatives to improve the overall health of the community LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — July 25, 2016 — The Washington Redskins and Inova announce today a strategic partnership to bring timely and relevant health and…

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Shoulder experts help Inova Fair Oaks patients stay in the game

Don’t Shoulder It Alone Sports-related shoulder injuries can affect active individuals of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re a professional athlete or you simply enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, golfing or tennis, you may be prone to shoulder problems. Any activity involving repetitive overhead motion can, over time, lead to pain, weakness in…

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Washington Nationals Name Inova’s Robin West, MD Lead Team Physician

FALLS CHURCH, VA – November 19, 2015 – The Washington Nationals this week named Robin West, MD, as new Lead Team Physician. As the medical director of the Inova Sports Medicine Institute (ISMI), Dr. West will continue to oversee ISMI while serving as team doctor for the baseball organization. With a focus on being proactive and…

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Game On: Dr. Robin West Heads up Inova’s New Sports Medicine Program

Dr. Robin West

New Inova Sports Medicine Program to serve athletes of all ages, abilities For Robin West, MD, peace is found in the locker room. As former assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers and former head physician for teams at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh, the orthopedic surgeon relished the process of shepherding players from…

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Platelet Rich Plasma: Is it a “Golden” Cure for Sports Injuries? (Dr. Robin West)

Dr. Robin West

Robin V. West, MD is the medical director of the Inova Sports Medicine Institute and is board certified in Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. West will be blogging on current topics and best practices in sports injury prevention and treatment. ============================ You may have heard of Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP treatment. Does it deliver on…

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ACL Injuries: Let’s Get Serious About Prevention (Dr. Robin West)

Dr. Robin West

Robin West, MD is the Director of Sports Medicine at Inova. Dr. West will be blogging on current topics and best practices in sports injury prevention and treatment. ============================  Prevention Training is an important and cost-effective measure to help reduce the financial and physical costs experienced by athletes with ACL injuries. An ACL injury is one of…

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