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ACL tears are one of the most common knee ligament injuries. Sports and fitness routines that involve running, pivoting, turning, and jumping may lead to torn ACLs. Symptoms include sudden onset pain, swelling, joint line tenderness, sense of instability and subsequent stiffness.Read More
Mark Rader, FACHE, has been named CEO of StoneSprings Hospital Center, a 124-bed acute care HCA Healthcare facility currently under construction on 51 acres in Loudoun County, Virginia. Mr. Rader took leadership of StoneSprings Hospital Center on March 30, 2015, and the $186.5 million hospital and adjacent medical office building are scheduled to open in December.Read More
Reston Hospital Center announced yesterday that it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.Read More
Reston Hospital Center’s Research Committee in partnership with Marymount University’s Eta Alpha chapter of Sigma Theta Tau announces a "Call for Abstracts" for their 11th Annual Research Conference.Read More
The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is with screening colonoscopies because polypscan be removed before they develop into cancerRead More
Everyone should start screening colonoscopies at age 50. Screening colonoscopies are meant to catch polyps (benign growths) in people who feel fine and have no symptoms before they become a cancer or cause symptoms.Read More
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the US, excluding skin cancers, and the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is approximately 1 in 20.Read More
90% of colorectal cancer occurs in patients over 40 years of age, although it can occur at any age.Read More
Regular screening for colorectal cancer is so important because many polyps can be found and removed before they develop into cancer. Also, a regular colonscopy screening can discover cancer when there are no symptoms.Read More
Just like with many cancers or diseases, once a patient has symptoms then it is likely that the patient already has a colon cancer and it is often advanced. That is the entire point of screening- to check people without any symptoms so they never develop cancer.Read More