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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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
Our very own Joint Replacement Team is one of the host sites for the 2021 Hip Society Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellows. This is our sixth year participating with this program which was created with the goal of fostering the talents of young hip surgeons by providing them with a unique, inspiring, and educational 4-week tour of
It’s that time of year – the Top Docs issue is here! Washingtonian Magazine has published their annual listing of Top Docs in the metropolitan area. Eleven of Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic’s physicians have been named, each nominated by their peers. While we think that all of our docs are the bee’s knees (get it? –
Dr. Branche is happily serving in his 30th year as a tournament Physician for the players at the Citi Open professional tennis tournament. He says, “It has been wonderful sharing my experience as both a player and Orthopedic Surgeon. The years have allowed the development of many wonderful friendships and professional relationships.” Speaking of Dr.
Saturday, April 24th, is National Prescription Drug Take Bake Day. Go to https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/…/takeback/index.html to find a disposal site near you. “The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.” The CDC says,