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Degenerative Disc Disease: What you Need to Know

2016-12-20T09:40:12+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. HOFF, DR. SOHAGIA, Spine|

If you've got back problems involving your discs, here's what you need to know about degenerative disc disease: It's Not Really a "Disease" Despite its name, degenerative disc disease is not really a disease at all. It's more of a "condition" caused by damage to one or more of the spinal discs. So What is [...]

The Advantages of a “Jiffy Hip” Replacement

2016-12-16T08:49:14+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog, DR. CARTER, Joint Replacement|

Previously, hip replacements meant long hospital stays, painful recoveries, and long periods of rehabilitation before a patient's hip joint returned close to its normal function. Over the past ten years, orthopedic surgeons have adopted a more streamlined "Jiffy Hip" replacement technique (also referred to generically as "anterior hip replacement") that has revolutionized the procedure. At [...]

Dr. Keller Introduces State-of-the-Art Robotic Laser Technology to Help Eliminate Pain for Foot & Ankle Injuries

2016-12-08T12:21:28+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Blog, DR. KELLER, Foot and Ankle|

Dr. Nelson Keller is proud to introduce MLS (Multiwave Locked System) Laser Technology to the Hampton Roads community. HROSM Foot and Ankle Center is the only practice offering this type of therapy on the Peninsula. MLS Laser Therapy is a noninvasive, safe, and effective treatment modality where light is used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, [...]

4 Common Causes for Shoulder Pain and How to Find Relief

2016-12-08T09:08:12+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Blog, DR. FITHIAN, DR. SWENSON, Get Moving, Orthopaedic|

Millions of people visit the doctor’s office each year for a shoulder sprains and strains, including shoulder and upper arm sprains and strains. So, if shoulder pain and problems are seemingly so common, what is the solution to alleviate these conditions? Shoulder pain can stem from many different things. Frequently the pain is caused by [...]

HROSM Launches Live Chat with Appointment Schedulers

2016-12-01T09:31:19+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog|

It is our goal to provide ease and access to those looking to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists. The HROSM Appointment Center is excited to announce the launch of our Live Chat capabilities with our appointment schedulers. Our free secure, one-on-one, Live Chat service is now available on our website weekdays from [...]


2016-11-29T11:44:00+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Blog|

HROSM is partnering with The Salvation Army to support their Angel Tree program. Three HROSM locations, Newport News, Williamsburg, and Yorktown will host an Angel Tree this holiday season. The Angel Tree program provides clothing, wished-for toys and other special gifts to the region’s most underprivileged children. You can help a child in need by [...]

When Should You Get a Cortisone Shot?

2016-11-22T08:27:06+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Blog, Get Moving, Orthopaedic, Pain Management, Sports Medicine|

What is Cortisone? Cortisone is a steroid produced naturally by your adrenal gland. When your body is under stress, your adrenal gland releases cortisone into your bloodstream to help reduce inflammation. The cortisone that doctors inject into a painful joint is a synthetic version of natural cortisone. It's longer-lasting and is not injected into your [...]

All About Hip Pain

2016-11-15T09:07:26+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic, Pain Management|

Hip pain is a common complaint that affects millions of Americans - most often the elderly - and can be caused by a variety of problems from bone trouble to muscle and ligament tension. The hip is a ball and socket joint which connects to a number of soft tissues, tendons, and muscles, giving it [...]

4 Tips For Preventing Falls For The Elderly

2016-11-03T09:40:52+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Blog|

One of the greatest dangers facing seniors is the possibility of falling. According to the CDC, 95 percent of hip fractures in older people are caused by falling, and falls are the most common cause of brain injuries in older people. Fortunately, falls are something that can be prevented. While you can not completely eliminate [...]

Help Us Support The Virginia Peninsula Food Bank

2016-11-01T11:07:22+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Blog|

We Can Make a Difference: Help Us Support The Virginia Peninsula Food Bank Since 1986, the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank has been the leading hunger relief organization across the Greater Peninsula serving 1 in 7 Virginians who struggle with hunger in the Hampton Roads area. This is why HROSM is teaming up with the Virginia [...]

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