A New Hip And Life For Betty

2017-04-18T12:26:20+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Before retiring in 2016, Betty spent 22 years working for the public school system: first, as a bus driver, and later as a secretary. She was in charge of attendance records and took great pride in making sure kids came to school and maintained great attendance records. In her retirement, Betty is finding a great [...]

How Can I Tell If My Joint Pain is Arthritis?

2017-03-06T12:11:24+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Get Moving, Joint Replacement|

Your joints ache much of the time, you're approaching that "certain age", and you find yourself wondering lately, "How can I tell if my symptoms are caused by arthritis?" You're not alone, and according to the Arthritis Foundation, that is a very common question! It seems a lot of people think they might have arthritis, [...]

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 [...]

All About Hip Pain

2016-11-15T09:07:26+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic, Pain Management|

Hip pain is a common complaint that affects millions of Americans - most often the elderly - and can be caused by a variety of problems from bone trouble to muscle and ligament tension. The hip is a ball and socket joint which connects to a number of soft tissues, tendons, and muscles, giving it [...]

Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Cartilage Injuries

2016-11-01T11:09:13+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Did you know? Over 12 million people a year visit their doctors because of knee pain that is affecting their quality of life. Knee pain can be caused by injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage; or by chronic medical conditions - including arthritis, gout, and infections. In most cases, minor knee pain [...]

What to Expect From Shoulder Replacement Surgery

2016-11-01T11:09:56+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Suffering from severe shoulder pain and stiffness can rob you of enjoying your life, besides make you less productive. To treat the problem, most people first try nonsurgical methods to find relief. Unfortunately, sometimes these treatments are ineffective, so patients consider shoulder replacement surgery. The benefits of this surgery are several. In addition to alleviating [...]

Senior Olympian Returns to the Games after Shoulder Surgery

2016-10-12T13:28:53+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Blog, DR. FITHIAN, Joint Replacement|

Marty Tennille of Hampton, VA, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina with her medals she won at a recent Outer Banks Senior Olympics. The team at HROSM is so honored to have had the opportunity to make a difference in so many people's lives over the years. Thanks to today's advanced treatments [...]

Conditions That Could Warrant Needing a Hip Replacement

2016-10-12T13:28:53+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Blog, DR. CARTER, Joint Replacement|

Hip pain, either from arthritis, injuries or other conditions, can keep you from functioning normally, robbing you of productivity and enjoying life. Sometimes, people with hip discomfort try several non-surgical treatments, but they fail to find relief. If you’re suffering from hip pain, it may be time to consider a hip replacement. A hip replacement, [...]

What’s Involved in Joint Replacement Surgery: Home Preparation and Recovery Guidelines

2016-10-12T13:28:53+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement|

When your joints hurt, it’s hard to enjoy everyday life as simple movements, such as walking, climbing stairs, and bending can be extremely painful. It can even be difficult sleep. Although we offer several treatment options for managing pain, for some people, a joint replacement surgery may be needed to relieve the discomfort. What is [...]

What you need to know: Joint Replacement Surgery

2016-10-12T13:29:07+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Blog, Joint Replacement|

If severe pain or joint damage limits your daily activities, a joint replacement may be an option for you. Here's what you can expect from joint replacement surgery. During a hip or knee replacement, the painful, damaged surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with plastic or metal implants. This eliminates pain, because the [...]