Facing Limb Loss, Amputees Now Have Many Options
Facing the prospect of limb amputation can be confusing and challenging for patients and their families. At MedStar Health, we’ve created a system of care to help you all along the way.

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Advocates Reveal State of Progress, Need for More Clinical Research During Brain Injury Awareness Month
Leading advocates acknowledge accomplishments and advances in the field of Brain Injury Research but, call for more progress to help the more than five million people living with brain injuries in the U.S. today.

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MedStar Sports Medicine & MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network Team Up To Partner with Athletic Performance Inc. (API)
MedStar Sports Medicine along with MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network is proud to announce their partnership with Gambrills, Maryland based Athletic Performance Inc. (API), Maryland’s premier athletic campus.

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Top of the Line Sports Performance Center Opens at Lafayette Centre
MedStar NRH physiatrists and sports medicine physical therapists serve as the rehabilitation arm of MedStar Health Sports Medicine and work hand-inhand with the wide spectrum of sports medicine physician specialists across MedStar.

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Taking Flight: Patient-Donor-Pilot Sets Sights on the Sky
On that fall day, Lee Sommer was taking care of routine tasks, including tending to aircraft and receiving Jet-A fuel for a large fuel truck. “I jumped off the truck as I always do,” Lee remembers. “I felt a twinge in my back on the impact, but it wasn’t too bad.”

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Seven Important Winter Running Tips
Don’t let the cold weather and snow stop you from going running during the winter. To be prepared, there are several things you can do and consider before putting on your running shoes and stepping out in the frigid weather.

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Beating Bad Stress
A contentious election year, an onslaught of media headlines, job tension, and family complications. The past year has been a difficult one for most of us and feeling “stressed-out” is common.

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MedStar NRH Research to Test Use of Stem Cell Therapy in Stroke Patients
MedStar NRH is one of 60 sites nationwide participating in the largest clinical trial of its kind to test the use of stem cells to restore motor function in stroke patients. The large double-blind, randomized study is based on an initial small investigation conducted at Stanford University that demonstrated results described as “stunning.”

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