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How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

2017-11-21T18:52:15+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Blog|

The best relief for lower back pain can depend a lot upon what type of lower back pain someone is experiencing. While conditions like disc prolapse, infections, or sports-related injuries are commonly treated with medication or surgery, the most frequent reasons for lower back pain are "non-specific." In other words, pain not caused by a [...]

What is Turf Toe and How is it Treated?

2017-11-25T11:32:36+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Blog|

What is Turf Toe? A sprain in the MPJ (metatarsophalangeal joint) of the big toe is known as Turf Toe. Not to be confused with a 'strain', this injury is an actual tear of the ligament that holds bones together.  Turf Toe can occur suddenly with or without an audible 'pop' or as a result [...]

SUPPORTING THE SALVATION ARMY WITH ANGEL TREES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

2017-11-25T11:38:16+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Blog|

HROSM is partnering with The Salvation Army to support their Angel Tree program. Five HROSM locations in 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 [...]

Common Sports Injuries in Kids and How to Prevent Them

2017-10-24T08:38:45+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Blog|

Benefits of Sports This time of year, young athletes are either trading their cleats for basketball shoes, or field hockey sticks for hoops.  Sports and other physical activities are great for kids. They provide physical, social, and mental stimulation that kids need to develop. Sports teach children the importance of teamwork, building confidence and help [...]

HROSM Awarded 2017 Daily Press Choice Award for Best Orthopaedic Group on the Peninsula

2017-11-14T11:04:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. BADDAR, DR. BRADLEY, DR. CARTER, DR. CAVAZOS, DR. COOK, DR. FITHIAN, DR. HOFF, DR. KELLER, DR. LAMBERT, DR. MCCONNELL, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. SWENSON|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) – the largest orthopaedic practice on the Peninsula — was named 2017 “Best Orthopaedic Group” on the Peninsula by the Daily Press Choice Awards. Since 2009, HROSM has received this award with great appreciation for the support from around the Hampton Roads community. Winners of the Daily Press [...]

What you Should Know About Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeons

2017-10-24T08:29:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Orthopaedic surgeons go through a great deal of training and pursue an extensive education. After four years of undergraduate college, they attend four years of medical school and then must complete a five-year residency program before practicing independently. However, since the specialty of orthopaedics is complicated and requires the development of a unique skill set, [...]

We Have New Updates to our Website to Better Serve our Patients

2017-11-02T13:20:03+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Blog|

New Updates to Better Serve You It is our goal to provide ease and access to those looking to schedule an appointment with one of our specialist. We recently updated our website with a new feature that provides a breakdown of our specialist by name, location, and body part. On our homepage (www.hrosm.com), the “Specialist” [...]

Help Us Support The Virginia Peninsula Food Bank

2017-10-30T08:21:37+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Blog|

We Can Make a Difference: Help Us Support The Virginia Peninsula Food Bank Since 1986, the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank has been the leading hunger relief organization across the Greater Peninsula serving 1 in 7 Virginians who struggle with hunger in the Hampton Roads area. This is why Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is [...]

Knee Replacement Surgery: Tips to Increase your Chances of a Successful Surgery and Recovery

2017-10-10T08:46:17+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Blog|

Deciding to have a knee replacement surgery may seem like a huge undertaking and making informed choices about your lifestyle and post surgical care are a large part of that task.  At Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we take care of you from the pre-operative consultation all the way through your post-operative checkups. That [...]

Dr. Anthony Carter First in Virginia to Perform the Latest in Total Knee Replacement

2017-10-30T08:11:32+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Blog, DR. CARTER, Joint Replacement|

Dr. Anthony Carter, orthopaedic surgeon at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM), was the first in Virginia to perform a bi-cruciate retaining total knee arthroplasty with the Journey XR Active Knee System. The bi-cruciate retaining knee is specifically designed to preserve the patients’ anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior curciate ligament (PCL). “Due to [...]