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 [...]

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, [...]

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