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 new study demonstrates that just 10 minutes of moderate to intense exercise can have a measurable impact on mental accuracy and response times.
  2. Slipping rib syndrome is a condition where the ribs slip away from their usual position. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a doctor.
  3. A heel spur is a condition where a calcium deposit grows between the heel and arch of the foot. Learn about the common causes and when to see a doctor.
  4. Family meals aren't just for Christmas: a new study suggests that regular family mealtimes can improve children's general fitness and mental well-being.
  5. As little as 2 hours spent walking in a polluted environment could cancel the positive health effects of exercise in older adults, says a new study.
  6. Learn about knee hyperextension, an injury caused when the knee joint bends too far backward. We look at symptoms, treatment options, and recovery tips.
  7. As you're busily drafting your New Year's resolutions, here are our tips for making 2018 a happy year, focusing on boosting your sense of well-being.
  8. Cognitive decline is a distressing experience, but there may be an easy way of keeping your brain healthy. Just take a moderately long walk every day.
  9. Weight loss is known to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and signs. But which weight loss regimen is best? New research investigates.
  10. Learn about the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's disease, including the types of exercise that may be most useful, tips, and considerations
  11. Does living next to or near a gym or tennis field lower the odds of obesity? A new study explores this, and the impact of living near a fast food outlet.
  12. A look at nipple fissures, cracks in the skin of the nipple and areola. Included is detail on the prevention, and how they are related to pregnancy.
  13. Abnormal gait or a walking abnormality is when a person is unable to walk normally due to injuries, underlying conditions, or issues with the legs or feet.
  14. Are you finding it hard to quit smoking? Are you trying again this New Year? Exercising may help to reduce withdrawal symptoms, according to new research.
  15. Learn all about bursitis of the shoulder, a painful condition affecting the shoulder joint. We look at symptoms, causes, and ways of relieving the pain.

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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