WOSM Orthopaedic Blog

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Prepare Your Bike and Body for a More Rewarding Cycling Experience

Washington D.C. is a frequent entry on “Most Bike-Friendly Cities in America” lists across the media landscape.1 With over 50 miles of bike lanes on city streets,2 hundreds of miles of paved bike trails, bicycle tours of the monuments, and a bike share service with... Read More

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Dry Needling: Effective Treatment for Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain syndrome is a fairly common pain disorder among adults. With this condition, pressure on sensitive areas in muscles can cause pain in other parts of the body. Dry needling is a manual medicine technique that treats this dysfunction. The following is a brief... Read More

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Growth Plate Injuries in Children

Proper diagnosis and treatment are key to avoid future problems Growth plate fractures are very common in children. Approximately 15–30% of all childhood fractures occur through the growth plate. They are twice as likely to occur in boys as in girls. The most common locations... Read More