Dr. Tariq A Nayfeh M.D.
Orthopedist | Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery7811 MONTROSE RD STE 340 POTOMAC MD, 20854
Dr. Tariq Nayfeh is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon, with a specialty in hip and knee joint replacements. This specialty covers all ranges of joint replacement, from simple minimally invasive replacements to the most complex revisions. He is proficient in the use of a wide variety of tools and techniques, with many at his disposal. His repertoire includes partial and total robotic knee replacements, as well custom (ConforMIS) and cement-less knee replacements. He also performs anterior replacement, custom (ConforMIS) hip replacements, and robotic hip replacements.
Education and Training
University of Illinois MD 1998
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Tariq A Nayfeh M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Usually you can if your surgeon clears you. It really depends on what is found during the surgery. READ MORE
If it is a torn ligament, many of them can heal on their own. However, don't confuse a ligament with a torn labrum. Labral tears do not heal themselves. READ MORE
There are a number of ways to treat a disk herniation. Many patient's get better with time. Others require injections. A small number of patients end up with surgery. READ MORE
Orthopaedics historically began with treating pediatric spine. However, since most back pain does not require surgery, you should begin with your primary care doctor and physical therapy, or consider seeing a chiropractor. READ MORE
It is highly successful if done for the right reasons. Get more than one opinion. READ MORE
In my office, we occasionally use PRP or stem cell injections to accelerate the healing process. Many times, you need to rest it and consider having someone evaluate how your foot hits the ground with walking and running. If your ankle isn't aligned correctly or you have a flat arch that can increase the pain. Other times, it may be a stress fracture that should be treated with rest. READ MORE
If the pain is present every day and prevents you from doing the activities you enjoy, then see a doctor. READ MORE
If the surgery goes well, you should be able to return to normal stair climbing. READ MORE
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