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Patient Story: “Back in Business – and Heels!” ~ Melinda

2017-07-28T19:38:23+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Blog, DR. CARTER|

 “Am I dreaming? Is this really happening?” Melinda thought. She could not believe she was up and walking down the hallway just a few hours after her bilateral hip replacement surgery. Melinda is a self-proclaimed “office bug”: she enjoys her job. “It’s work; but I love it, so it’s really like a hobby!” she declares. [...]

HROSM Physicians Named to 2017 Top Doc list by Coastal Virginia Magazine


Coastal Virginia magazine named 10 physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2017 ‘Top Doc” list. The ‘Top Docs’ issue will feature a total of 715 physicians recognized as ‘Top Doc’ in their specialty and will appear in the September print issue of the Coastal Virginia magazine. The ‘Top Docs’ were determined [...]

HROSM Partners with the American Red Cross

2017-08-07T09:56:28+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Blog|

Did you know a single blood donation can help save up to 3 lives? What about that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? If that is not astonishing enough, approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S.… that’s right EVERY DAY! HROSM has been a long [...]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or “Runner’s Knee”: How to Recognize and Treat the Pain

2017-07-26T13:18:47+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or ITBS, is pain mostly on the lateral side of the knee, which tends to bother athletes in endurance sports such as distance (cross-country) running, cycling, hiking and military service. It’s often confused with “the other runner’s knee”: Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS), which causes pain dominating the front of the knee or kneecap. [...]

Hand Pain: Common Causes and Ways to Find Relief

2017-06-27T17:08:10+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Blog|

Usually, when some part of our body hurts, we'll try to "baby" it by using it less and resting it more. But there are few parts of the body that get more daily use than the hands. That's why hand pain, regardless of its cause, can be so debilitating. The first step in finding real [...]

Is Technology Affecting Our Posture? You Bet It Is!

2017-05-15T15:59:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Blog|

We rely on our “devices” daily, but using them tends to create some new postural issues. At Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we want to alert you to the right and wrong body mechanics for using smartphones, tablets and laptops to help prevent orthopaedic pain and injury. Techno-Posture is a "Thing" Now A new [...]

Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for Joint Injuries

2017-05-15T15:42:28+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blog, Stem Cell Therapy|

The statistics are staggering...over 40 million Americans suffer from arthritis, or the inflammation of one or more joints that results in a reduction in the shock-absorbing cartilage which makes for a smooth and painless movement of the limbs or back. Surprisingly, over half of these individuals are under 65 years old. But the numbers continue [...]

Causes and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

2017-05-16T15:48:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog, Foot and Ankle|

Two million people in the United States suffer from heel pain each year, and we see many patients who suffer plantar fasciitis each year at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Plantar fasciitis, inflammation of the plantar fascia, causes rigidity, muscle spasms, immobilization of joints, bruises, and/or sharp stabbing pains in your foot. The plantar [...]