Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

Next Show

July 14, 2014

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Overuse Injuries

Are your hands aching from typing? Is your smartphone increasing your risk for carpal tunnel syndrome? Are summer sports like golf and tennis pushing you toward tendonitis?

In this interview, we’ll talk about preventing and treating so-called “overuse” injuries with University of Maryland orthpaedic surgeon Dr. Ngozi Akabudike, who specializes in upper extremity injuries.

Do you have a question about overuse injuries? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.


Photo of Doctor Ngozi Akabudike, M.D.Dr. Ngozi Akabudike

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Upper Extremity Surgeon

University of Maryland Medical System

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