Comprehensive Spinal Care
The physicians at MMI specialize in treating back and neck pain due to injury, deformity, and degenerative conditions.We provide complete diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation capabilities, as well as preventative interventions. Following a thorough multidisciplinary evaluation, we employ the latest techniques and technology for treatment and recovery, including advances surgical and nonsurgical interventions.
Most back and neck pain can be relieved without surgery. Surgical procedures are chosen with an eye toward minimizing pain, hospital stay, recovery time, and costs. Your Orthopaedic surgeon will help you determine whether surgery is right for you.
Expertise in Sports Medicine
MMI physicians offer the best possible care for patients suffering from sports-related injuries and have extensive experience in the treatment of common overuse and trauma-induced injuries. As part of our total approach to treatment, we provide patients with personalized care that includes physical therapy and training recommendations. Our physicians are trained in the latest minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle, and knee.
Innovative Approaches to Total Joint Replacement
Age, stress, and disease can make joints stiffen in much the same way as wear and a lack of lubrication can cause stiffness and squeaking in a door hinge. The most common cause of joint pain is arthritis, afflicting nearly 20% of the US population. One of the most effective treatment for certain types of joint pain is total joint replacement (TJR).
A Complete Hand and Upper Extremity Center
We offer patients in the Frederick community the latest techniques and technology for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of hand problems, including carpal tunnel syndrome, thumb arthritis, ganglion cysts, and tendonitis of the wrist. Our physicians also provide expert, comprehensive care for shoulder and elbow pain sufferers. The treatment is tailored to the patient’s specific needs, and includes conservative treatments like splinting, cortisone injections, and anti-inflammatory medications as well as minimally invasive procedures like arthroscopy and endoscopy. Our Certified Hand Therapists work with the physicians to provide prompt treatment and rehabilitation. In cases of severe joint degeneration, our surgeons can offer patients the option of total joint replacement surgery.
Foot and Ankle Care
The doctors and staff at MMI provide comprehensive medical and surgical care for a wide spectrum of foot and ankle conditions that affect people of all ages. MMI provides excellent, state-of-the-art care for a variety of foot and ankle conditions, including, but not limited to ingrown toenails, bunions, various fractures of the foot and ankle as well as lower extremity conditions that are secondary to diabetes, or from sports injuries and congenital disorders.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MMI physiatrists, specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, are uniquely trained in the nonsurgical treatment of musculoskeletal problems. Years of experience evaluating and treating athletes, injured workers, senior citizens and patients with chronic or acute pain have demonstrated the benefits of early involvement of a physical medicine specialist. Our services include:
- EMG and nerve conduction studies
- Acute and chronic pain management
- Nonsurgical treatment of musculoskeletal problems
- Evaluating elderly patients with gait problems
- Pain injections
- Stroke rehabilitation
- Coordination of rehabilitation
- Evaluation of conditioning and training programs
MMI rheumatologists, specialists in arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, are uniquely trained in the evaluation and management of these problems. Years of experience treating these conditions have demonstrated the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment by a physician with specialty training in this area. Our services include: evaluation, specialized care for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, gout, osteoporosis, polymysitis, vasculitis and other autoimmune diseases. We have a multidisciplinary approach when it comes to evaluating and treating these diseases. Since there are over 100 different rheumatic diseases, with a variety of symptoms that present differently in many patients, several healthcare professionals may be involved in the care. Our rheumatologist coordinates and works with these healthcare professionals to provide a customized treatment plan for each patient.
Our rheumatology patients benefit from the latest proven advancements in care including, but not limited to medication, biologics, exercise, physical and occupational therapy and joint injections. New treatment procedures are being introduced yearly.
Extra Special Care for Children
At MMI, children with congenital, developmental, and traumatic musculoskeletal disorders hold a special place in our practice…and in our hearts. Our fellowship-trained pediatric Orthopaedic specialists provide the latest surgical and nonsurgical treatments in a friendly and nurturing environment. They have experience and expertise across the full spectrum of children’s Orthopaedic problems, including fractures, spinal deformity, scoliosis, intoeing, clubfoot, hip dysplasia, Perthes’ disease, Blount disease, bone and soft tissue tumors.
Physical and Occupational Therapy
The doctors and therapists at MMI provide patients with complete rehabilitative care. Our state of the art therapy center is able to provide patients with a wide variety of treatment options including massage, soft tissue techniques, various forms of heat and cold, custom exercise programs, electrical stimulation, and an assortment of equipment. Our experienced Physical and Occupational Therapy staff provides individual and personal attention while making every effort to get you back to the activities you love.
Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy for Infants, Children and Adolescents
The physical therapy team is able to provide children and adolescents with specific and specialized care that is kid tested and parent approved. With special training and expertise in treating infant, pediatric, and adolescent muscle, bone, and joint problems the physical therapy team is able to treat the full spectrum of pediatric conditions. Our team can treat children and infants with congenital, developmental, and neurological conditions.