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  1. Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) - This document outlines the government's response to a public consultation on cyber security in the UK. Critical industries and services in the UK are now being urged to boost cyber security or otherwise risk being fined up to £17 million. Sector-specific regulators will also be appointed to ensure that essential services are protected. The response is accompanied by guidance published by the National Cyber Security Centre for organisations for dealing with any cyber security breaches.ResponseGuidancePress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
  2. PHYSICAL exercise is any bodily activity that improves or maintains wellness, physical health and fitness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
  3. More time spent in light-intensity physical activity and less being sedentary is tied to lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular death, new study finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  4. New Year gongs Film and TV stars and sports people may customarily grab the New Year headlines, but they weren’t the only recipients of New Year’s Honours. And there was a particular New Year fizz in the news that two UNISON members, who work tirelessly to protect the country from floods, received MBEs. Carol Holt and Peter Spencer both work for the Environment Agency in the North West, Carol as deputy director for flood incident management, and Peter as a flood hydrologist, advising the agency on forecasting floods and modelling their impact. Andrew Dobbie, UNISON national officer for the union’s water, environment and transport service group, said their awards were “richly deserved recognition for their many years of public service, keeping our people safe from floods.” Ever g...
  5. Patients undergoing elective upper abdominal surgery may benefit from breathing exercise training (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)

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  6. BOSTON (CBS) – Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women, but does the source of those good fats matter? Researchers at the University of Guelph, ON, Canada say, “Yes.” They looked at mice predisposed to develop an aggressive type of breast cancer and found that a diet rich in fish-based omega-3 fatty acids was eight times more effective at preventing breast tumor growth than a diet rich in plant-based omega-3s. Plant-based omega-3 fatty acids are found in soy, canola oil, walnuts, and flaxseed. Fish-based omega-3s are found in salmon, tuna, trout and other fatty fish. A lot more research needs to be done on the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cancer, in general, but this is more reason to eat at least two to three portions of f...
  7. BOSTON (CBS) – Doctors are increasingly concerned about the safety of fidget spinners, which took the world by storm last year. A new report describes two children who were severely injured by swallowing the toys’ lithium button batteries. Doctors from Boston Children’s Hospital agree that the unlabeled batteries in fidget spinners pose a potential danger to kids. These toys are not suitable for young children. Fidget spinners come in different shapes and sizes and pieces can come off, which can be a choking hazard. The ones that light up have tiny lithium batteries inside which if swallowed can cause severe burns to the esophagus, burns so bad they could be deadly. If you’re a parent, keep fidget spinners away from young kids and know that the ones that light up p...
  8. This study examined the impact of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
  9. There is limited research focussed around the analysis of internal and external load parameters during football health programmes. The aim of this study was to assess the reliability of internal and external load parameters in this activity. Thrity subject... (Source: SafetyLit)
  10. [Abstract unavailable] Keywords: Soccer Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)

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  11. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of community-based exercise programs (COMBEX) in the rehabilitation of adult burn patients as compared to standard of care (SOC). DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial, with 2:1 randomization. SETTING: Assessmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
  12. Even in the presence of underreporting, sports-related concussions/mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) are on the rise. In the absence of proper diagnosis, an athlete may return to play prior to full recovery, increasing the risk of second-impact syndrome... (Source: SafetyLit)
  13. Title: Choosing the Right Home Weight MachineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
  14. Exercise may improve cognition and prevent Alzheimer's disease, but are some forms of exercise better than others? New research investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  15. TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 -- If you think your battle against obesity ends on the operating table, you're mistaken. " Exercise and eating smaller portions have to be part of your lifestyle change in order to be successful " after weight-loss surgery,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)

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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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About Our Offices

Our Doctors

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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