Blog

What's New at Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic

Man using stationary bike before joint replacement surgery.

Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery

Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.

Our Reston Office is Now Open!

Anderson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to announce our Orthopedic Clinic in Reston is now open! Learn more about our Reston location and schedule your appointment today!

Woman with hip pain getting out of bed.

7 Signs It May Be Time For A Hip Replacement

We all have aches and pains, and while some are intermittent, others are chronic. Hip pain is one of those which can affect all your movements and life activities. Most doctors recommend that you rely on other more conservative treatments before deciding on hip surgery, but sometimes surgery is needed. Here are 7 signs it

man at doctor for help with his spine

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of spaces in your spine, and it compresses the spinal cord and nerve roots. This tightened space causes the spinal cord to become irritated, compressed, or pinched leading to back pain and other symptoms. Here are some keys to understanding the signs and symptoms of spinal stenosis.

man with shoulder injury

Recognizing and Preventing Common Gym Injuries

Working out can be fun for some, a drudge for others, and a necessary activity for professionals. However you approach going to the gym or working out at home, recognizing and preventing common gym injuries should be top of mind.

high school pitcher on the mound during a game

Shoulder Injury Prevention For Baseball Players

Affectionately known as America’s pastime, baseball is a relaxing sport for spectators who eat peanuts and Cracker Jacks. The athletes who are playing the sport are not so relaxed. In fact, many find themselves with serious injuries including those of the shoulder. Whether you play high school, college, minor league or professional baseball, be aware

In Memoriam Charles Anderson Engh, Sr

In Remembrance of Dr. Charles A. Engh, Sr.

On May 30, 2022, Charles A. Engh, Sr., of Alexandria, VA and most recently of Stuart, FL. passed away peacefully. Born September 13, 1938, in Alexandria, VA and preceded in death by his parents Otto and Sara Engh.

Woman with Scoliosis Spine Curve

Scoliosis: When Is Spine Surgery Necessary?

Although there is no clear understanding what causes scoliosis in children and adolescents, most surgeons who specialize in scoliosis surgery are in agreement about when it’s necessary.

senior man suffering from knee ache at home

The Risks Of Delaying Knee Replacement Surgery

Timing is everything, even when it comes to having knee replacement surgery. Latest statistics tell us 90% of Americans are waiting too long to have their knee replaced, whereas 25% are having the surgery too early and missing out on the best benefits. Yes, timing is everything! Let’s discover when to proceed, and what exactly