Hampton Roads Urgent Care: Offering Specialized Care for Our Community

2017-09-25T17:51:02+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Blog, Urgent Care|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is proud to offer the area’s newest walk-in clinic for same-day treatment of occupational injuries, acute medical issues and orthopaedic injuries!  Hampton Roads Urgent Care is providing patients with a timely, affordable option for the care of dislocations, fractures, sprains and more. Hampton Roads Urgent Care facility allows patients [...]

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Orthopaedic Indications

2017-09-22T11:46:23+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog, DR. COOK, Pain Management, Uncategorized|

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Orthopaedic Indications What is chiropractic care? Invented in the 1890s by Daniel D. Palmer, chiropractic is an alternative form of health care that is dedicated to the nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. It is a holistic approach to health that focuses on prevention and [...]

Shoulder Impingement, or “Swimmer’s Shoulder”

2017-07-26T13:05:22+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome is the result of chronic "impingement" (compression) of the tendons surrounding the rotator cuff in the shoulder. The condition causes pain and problems with normal shoulder movement. Shoulder Anatomy Your shoulder is made up of numerous parts, including three bones (the humerus, the clavicle and the scapula). The rotator cuff is made [...]

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

2017-10-09T08:47:55+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 [...]