Statement from J. Stephen Jones, MD, President and CEO, Inova, Regarding Washington Redskins

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Falls Church, VA – Inova is a sponsoring partner with the Washington Redskins. This morning, the Washington Redskins announced that they are undertaking a comprehensive review of the team’s name.  J. Stephen Jones, MD, FACS, President and CEO, Inova Health System, issued the following statement regarding this review: “Inclusion and belonging are integral to the…

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Robin West, MD, Named President, Inova’s Musculoskeletal Service Line

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Educator, Sports Medicine physician tapped for expertise Falls Church, VA – Robin West, MD, has been named President of Inova’s Musculoskeletal Service Line.  In this role, Dr. West is responsible for leading the Musculoskeletal team in providing world class orthopedic and sports medicine care, and Inova’s internationally recognized joint replacement and Sports Medicine programs. “We…

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Concussions and Anxiety: What’s the Connection?

R.J. Elbin, PhD, is a research analyst with the Inova Sports Medicine Concussion Program. He is also the director of the Office for Sport Concussion Research in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Arkansas. Concussions can cause all sorts of symptoms: Physical problems like headaches and nausea. Cognitive problems that affect…

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Sports Injury Recovery: When Can You Return to Play?

How soon can I get back in the game? It’s the question on every injured athlete’s mind. The answer: It depends. Physical therapists can help speed the process — and let you know when it’s safe to lace up again. Physical Therapy Timeline Physical therapy is usually part of the treatment process for sports injuries,…

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