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YOUTH ATHLETES, WEEKEND WARRIORS AIDED BY NEW DEVICE THAT HELPS FIND PRESSURE POINTS AFTER INJURY
MedStar Health Physical Therapy (MedStar NRH) is working with a company called PhysiMax, a startup company based in Israel to help youth athletes and weekend warriors who need rehabilitation with some technology to help identify pressure points, post-surgery to enable a faster rehabilitation process.

Category : Innovation , Orthopaedics and sports medicine , Rehabilitation , Technology/IT ,

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REHABILITATION, PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES A MAJOR PART OF NEWLY OPENED MEDSTAR SPINE CENTER AT CHEVY CHASE
In August, the doors opened on the new MedStar Spine Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland—the area’s first and only multidisciplinary center for people suffering back and neck pain.

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ADAPTIVE ATHLETES BENEFIT FROM UNIQUE 5K RACE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network will host the 11th annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel on Sunday, September 20 for runners, walkers and adaptive athletes.

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MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Named one of U.S. Best Hospitals for 21st Straight Year
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) has once again been ranked by physicians as one of America’s Best Hospitals in the 2015-16 Best Hospitals issue of U.S.News & World Report.

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Children’s National and MedStar Sports Medicine team up for Concussion Awareness in the District
Children’s National Health System and MedStar Sports Medicine are spearheading a first-of-its-kind concussion awareness and training pilot program

Category : Emergency medicine/trauma , Orthopaedics and sports medicine , Pediatrics ,

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Nats Mascot Visits MedStar NRH Peds Patients
Washington Nationals mascot Screech recently made a surprise visit to pediatric patients at MedStar NRH and brightened their days.

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Elissa Newport, PhD, Receives Prestigious Franklin Institute Award for Contributions to Human Language
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia recently awarded Elissa L. Newport, PhD, with one of its 2015 Franklin Institute Awards for her contributions to understanding the nature of human language.

Category : Innovation , MedStar in the community , Neurosciences ,

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Warmer Weather Means Proper Hydration When You Run, Workout
Warmer weather is upon us and therefore it is a good time to review the importance of hydration during exercise.

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Study: Women who wear heels more prone to Arthritis
A new British journal study showing that women who wear high heels for long periods of time through their lives are at greater risk of developing arthritis, in addition to many known problems from wearing heels such as knee and back issues.

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