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

2017-01-10T10:38:03+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 [...]

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 [...]

SUPPORTING THE SALVATION ARMY WITH ANGEL TREES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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 [...]

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