The Difference Between Breaks and Fractures

Dr. Steven Danaceau explains the true difference between a break and a fracture.

Summer Lawn Games

How to play Spikeball, Kan Jam, and paddle ball this summer.

Diagnosing and Treating Shoulder Problems

Dr. Patrick O’Connell discusses common shoulder conditions and their treatment options.

Arm Health and Injury Prevention in Youth Baseball

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

OrthoVirginia Welcomes New Rheumatologist in Northern Virginia

OrthoVirginia welcomes Dr. Nita Sumida, a rheumatologist, to our McLean-Tysons office in Northern Virginia.

A Patient’s Guide to Outpatient Total Joint Replacement

George Aguiar, M.D., and Vignesh Alamanda, M.D. share the advantages of outpatient hip and knee replacement, plus a Q&A from a patient who had the procedure.

Osteoporosis and Spinal Compression Fractures

Dr. Justin Dumont discusses osteoporosis and spinal compression fractures and answers frequently asked questions.

Running in the Heat

Tips on how to avoid heat-related illnesses when running on hot days.

Ice vs. Heat: When Do You Use Which?

In general, ice packs are used for acute injuries and pain that involves inflammation or swelling. Heating pads are for muscle and joint pain or stiffness.

Chronic Low Back Pain Care and Prevention

Dr. Reza Salajegheh discusses the care and prevention of chronic low back pain and answers frequently asked questions.