Sports Medicine/Fitness News From Medical News Today

Sports medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health, and in the scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance. Sports medicine covers subjects such as sports injury prevention and treatment, exercise for health, drugs in sport, recommendations for training and nutrition and maximizing peak performance and exercise physiology.
  1. A look at groin strains, a muscle injury that has many potential causes. Included is detail on diagnosis and exercises you can do to relieve a strain.
  2. We've all seen those social media posts about friends running marathons, going for a jog every morning, or signing up for a fitness program. The question is, how do they impact us?
  3. A new study, conducted in mice that exercised on a treadmill for 45 minutes per day for 2 months, found that feeding only on alternate days enhanced endurance.
  4. Learn about the causes of inner (medial) knee pain, treatments, and exercises you can do at home to strengthen the knee and relieve pain.
  5. Studies have long been telling us that too much sitting is bad for our health. Now, a new study claims that prolonged standing may cause us harm, too.
  6. Amid rising worries that sports-related head injuries may damage health long-term, a new study suggests that they may be tied to the onset of dementia.
  7. Pain in the back of the knee can have many causes, including Baker's cyst and muscle injuries. Learn more about causes, how to treat it, and outlook.
  8. Men who watch at least 4 hours of TV every day could see their risk of colorectal cancer increase by more than a third, a new study suggests.
  9. A look at lateral foot pain or pain along the outer side of the foot. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook for lateral foot pain.
  10. A neck spasm is a common complaint that has a range of potential causes and treatments. Included is detail on stretches and massage.
  11. A new study from Sweden asks whether the level of physical fitness at middle age could influence women's risk of developing dementia later in life.
  12. Muscle knots are small, bump-like areas of muscle that can be painful to the touch. The medical term for muscle knots is myofascial trigger points.
  13. Scientists have found that using pedometers may not only offer short-term benefits, but they also could help to increase exercise levels for up to 4 years.
  14. Pain in the inner thigh can have many causes including injury, menstruation, or a hernia. Learn more about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor.
  15. A jammed finger is a common injury that can cause pain, swelling, and difficulty moving the finger. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment.

News Highlights

COR Doctors Listed In Washingtonian's Top Doctor List For 2016

09 August 2008

Dr. Rockower and Dr. Barkin:  Washingtonian's "TOP DOCTORS"  again for 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2010! Dr. Grossman was also a "Top Doc"

Congress Has FINALLY Changed Cuts Medicare Payments To Doctors

10 August 2008

April 2015 -  The SGR has finally been fixed and updated!  We have spent innumerable hours working on this in Washington.  We were "down" for 2 weeks at the beginning...

Mike Tabasko a Winner!

20 April 2012

Our own Mike Tabasko, PT recently won a major bicycle race in New York, the "Tour of the Battenkill".  He is an avid Biker, and we are VERY proud of...

Maryland FREE Rx Card

25 June 2012

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New Physical Therapists

29 September 2012

We are pleases to announce the addition of two additional Physical Therapists to our staff:   Suzanne Niksheresht and Gina Stewart.  They are both well trained, personable and fine additions...

AffordableCareAct

30 September 2013

On October 1, 2013 (whether or not the Government shuts down) The new Health Care Exchenges will open for individuals in Maryland.  MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, has been...

COR In The Media

21 January 2014

Dr. Stephen Rockower and Dr. Marc Grossman were recently featured on the Montgomery County Cable Network's health show, Housecall, hosted by Dr. David Doman.  

ALS Run

18 March 2014

On April 5th, Billing Supervisor, Elysia Mathias, will be participating in a 5.7 K run fundraiser in Baltimore through the Brigance Brigade to benefit patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS,...

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Neil J. Barkin, MD, FAAOS*Ω
Stephen J. Rockower, MD, FAAOS*
Victor A. Wowk, MD, FAAOS
Christina L. Cervieri, MD, FAAOS
Victoria A. Lilling, MD

In Association with: Marc J. Grossman, MD, PC

* Certified Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Fellows of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ΩNo longer performing surgery

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