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Posts Tagged ‘orthopedics’

Come to an Ask The Expert Lecture

Ask The Expert lectures are available on a range of topics.

Physicians to speak on care for joints, heart, spine, and other topics Knees, Hips, Shoulders and Other Joints Osteoarthritis and the Latest Advances in Joint Replacement Michael Anvari, MD Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus *Physicians Conference Center 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA *or join via webinar Treatment Options for Hip…

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U.S. News Ranks Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Third in Washington, DC, Area

'U.S. News & World Report' provides hospital rankings.

Hospital is sixth in state of Virginia In August, U.S. News & World Report recognized Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) as a Best Hospital for 2018–2019. The publication ranked IFOH third in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and sixth in all of the state of Virginia. U.S. News bases its rankings on objective measures of service…

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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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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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