Common Soccer Injuries

Learn to recognize common soccer injuries you or your child may have, and when and how they should be treated.

ACL Treatment Options

Read about the different treatment options for an ACL tear. This blog includes the different graft options as well as tips to make the process better.

Arm Health and Injury Prevention in Youth Baseball

Dr. Alexander Croog explains how parents can best help their children avoid injuries when playing baseball.

Behind the Scenes: How Can Parents Best Help Student-Athletes?

Sports medicine physician Dr. Steve Reece gives tips on ways parents can support their student-athlete children.

Dos and Don’ts: Knee Braces, Slings, and Boots

Kris Paley, durable medical equipment equipment services manager, explains how to use knee braces, slings and boots properly and gives tips for first-time users.

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Introducing the Stryker Pivot Guardian Table for Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw explains how the Stryker Pivot Guardian table is the best option for hip arthroscopies.

7 Nutrition Tips for Teenage Athletes

Tips from the OrthoVirginia Sports Performance team so teen athletes can make the best nutritional choices for themselves.

The Importance of Preseason Physicals

Dr. Christopher Annuziata, Chief Medical Officer for D. C. United, discusses why preseason physicals are important and what is involved for a professional soccer team.

How to Tell if You’re Ready to Return to Playing Sports

Our Sports Performance team walk you through three tests you can do at home to see if you’re ready to return to the field after physical therapy.

The Pandemic’s Impact on Athletes’ Training and Injuries

Dr. Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw breaks down how the pandemic has impacted athletes’ training and injuries and answers frequently asked questions.