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Winter Safety 101: Avoiding Common Ski Injuries

2017-02-22T08:37:29+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog, DR. SWENSON|

The first snowfall ignites a hectic rush of ski enthusiasts headed for the freshly plowed slopes of the nearest mountain. Skiing is one of the most popular winter season activities, yet it also has the potential to lead to injuries. This winter be prepared! Safety on the slopes is an important part of enjoying your [...]

HROSM Announces the Addition of Chiropractic Care with Dr. Michael Cook

2017-02-20T09:46:00+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog, DR. COOK|

To provide patients with even more treatment options, HROSM has integrated spinal manipulation, acupuncture and laser therapy into its extensive pain management paradigm. Michael S. Cook, D.C., DIP.AC, a board-certified chiropractic physician and acupuncturist, offers conservative therapies that can help resolve many common concerns, including mechanical back, neck and shoulder pain, fibromyalgia, muscle injuries, arthritis [...]

Why We Love our Patients

2017-02-13T12:58:57+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Blog|

It is Valentine’s Day and we can’t go without saying how much we love our patients. We know we don’t say this enough, but we have the BEST patients here at HROSM. Our daily interactions with them bring such fulfillment, joy, and fun to each and every workday. Here are just some of the many reasons [...]

Four Types of Knee Injuries and their Treatment

2017-02-13T10:00:13+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR|

Your knee is a complex joint with many components, which makes it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. In fact, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a knee injury is one of the most common reasons people see their doctors. In 2010, there were roughly 10.4 million patient visits to doctors' offices because [...]

How can Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Help with Joint Pain?

2017-02-03T15:39:08+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Blog, DR. BRADLEY, DR. HOFF, DR. SOHAGIA|

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) is a medical subspecialty that involves the nonsurgical management of injuries and disorders. The physiatric approach to patient care looks at the whole person and not just one symptom or condition. The primary goal is to maximize function — often through focused physical therapy, medication, and non-operative interventions.  Our [...]

Treatment Options for Cartilage Injuries

2017-01-25T08:55:13+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Blog, Orthopaedic, Sports Medicine|

Cartilage is a fine, rubbery connective tissue found cushioning bones throughout the body. Even though it's a tough and flexible material it is subject to injuries and tears. In this article, we'll examine what cartilage is for, how damages occur, plus symptoms of and treatments for cartilage injuries. What is the Purpose or Function of [...]

Steps to Take for Early Prevention of Osteoporosis

2017-01-17T10:21:22+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog, DR. CAVAZOS, Orthopaedic|

Osteoporosis is not something that happens overnight. It develops gradually, as we age. The word, "osteoporosis" means "porous bone", and porous bone is weaker bone.  Bones are living tissue made up of calcium and protein. Healthy bone is constantly regenerated as small amounts are absorbed into your body and small amounts are replaced. The problem [...]

Marc Forrest, New Director of HROSM Physical Therapy Center

2017-01-13T08:32:33+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Awards/Honors, Blog, Physical Therapy|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced the promotion of Marc Forrest, new Director of Physical Therapy. Marc has been providing orthopaedic physical therapy and sports medicine care to those in Hampton Roads since joining HROSM in 2002. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, and [...]

New Year Resolutions for Orthopedic Health

2017-01-06T10:26:04+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Blog, Get Moving, Orthopaedic|

It is never too late to make changes to your lifestyle that can have a huge impact on your current health and the kind of health you want to enjoy in later years. Especially those approaching middle-age, any new year resolutions for orthopedic health can mean the difference between being an active individual for years [...]

HROSM Welcomes Dr. Scott Bradley to Williamsburg

2017-05-23T21:58:03+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Blog, DR. BRADLEY|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced the addition of Dr. Scott Bradley, Board -certified and Fellowship trained physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, to their Williamsburg location. Dr. Bradley specializes in disorders of the spine, musculoskeletal system, and acute sports related injuries. He will begin seeing patients at the Newtown Williamsburg office beginning February [...]

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