HROSM Physicians Named to 2016 Top Doc list by Coastal Virginia Magazine

2016-10-12T13:28:53+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. CARTER, DR. FITHIAN, DR. HOFF, DR. KELLER, DR. MCCONNELL, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. SWENSON|

Coastal Virginia magazine named 10 physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2016 ‘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 Foot & Ankle Center Named 2016 Overall Winner for “Best in Podiatry”

2016-10-12T13:28:58+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. KELLER, DR. MCCONNELL, Foot and Ankle|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) Foot and Ankle Center was named Overall Winner in the 2016 Readers’ Choice for “Best in Podiatry” on the Peninsula by Coastal Virginia Magazine. This is the first year that HROSM Foot and Ankle Center has been presented with the award. Winners of the Readers’ Choice Awards are [...]

My Feet are Killing Me: Q&A with Dr. McConnell

2016-10-12T13:29:15+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Blog, DR. MCCONNELL|

Dr. Brendan McConnell is a board certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellow, and has been practicing foot and ankle surgery & podiatric medicine on the Virginia Peninsula since 1987. Dr. McConnell has been recognized by Hampton Roads Magazine in the “TOP DOCS” issue for several years. Today he takes some time for a Q&A on common [...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

2016-10-12T13:29:21+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Blog, DR. KELLER, DR. MCCONNELL, Foot and Ankle|

If you’ve ever experienced nagging heel pain that persists over an extended period of time, with pain at its worst on rising in the morning and improving a bit as the day goes on, chances are you’ve had an encounter with the malady known as Plantar Fasciitis.  Inside the sole of your foot, a dense [...]

What is a Bunion?

2016-10-12T13:29:25+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Blog, DR. KELLER, DR. MCCONNELL, Foot and Ankle|

A bunion is another name for a valgus malformation of the great toe. It is a very common condition of unknown etiology that can be both painful and debilitating. To better understand the nature of a bunion, it is useful to have some understanding of the anatomy of the foot. Convention dictates the numbering of [...]

What is Gout?

2016-10-12T13:29:28+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Blog, DR. KELLER, DR. MCCONNELL, Foot and Ankle|

Gout is a painful condition that commonly develops in people who have high levels of uric acid, also known as urate, in their blood. This condition is known as hyperuricemia, and only about a third of the population affected by hyperuricemia develop gout. The disease affects joints throughout the body, where urate crystals form.  The symptoms [...]