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What You Need to Know About Cortisone Injections

2018-05-17T18:20:12+00:00May 24th, 2018|Blog, Pain Management|

Cortisone (corticosteroid) injections are anti-inflammatory medicine. They are not a pain reliever, but the injections have been known to relieve pain caused by inflammation. In the orthopaedic world, cortisone injections are commonly given in an inflamed joint, such as a knee, elbow, or hip. Cortisone can also be injected into smaller joints, such as the [...]

Joint Repair or Joint Replacement – What Surgery Should You Choose?

2018-03-27T10:48:23+00:00May 15th, 2018|Blog|

As we age, our aching knees, sore hips and cracking joints require attention and sometimes intervention for treatment. When joints reach the point of no return, the common response is joint replacement surgery. However, there is another option available from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine for aching joints that are not deteriorating. Joint repair [...]

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Welcomes New, Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Management Physician

2018-05-07T10:30:23+00:00May 7th, 2018|Blog, DR. SHOEMAKER|

We are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Rebecca Shoemaker, fellowship trained interventional pain management physician, to our practice. Dr. Shoemaker specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional pain management. Her fellowship training in pain medicine provides her expertise in the treatment of: osteoarthritis of the joints including shoulders, hips, knees and spinal [...]

HROSM Bids Farewell To Dr. Hoff

2018-05-04T14:57:47+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Blog|

    Since 2012, Dr. Jeremy Hoff has played an integral role in the development of our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. We appreciate all his efforts to help us grow our practice, his commitment to give back to our community, and most importantly, his commitment to provide [...]

How to Maintain Proper Spine Health

2018-06-18T14:17:12+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Blog, DR. TAN, Spine|

The spine has an important job. It is the protector of the spinal cord which is the central nerve highway of the body. Damage to the spinal cord can result in many devastating conditions, including paralysis and death. Keeping the spine strong and healthy is not a difficult task. Here are some tips for maintaining [...]

National Arthritis Awareness Month

2018-05-01T10:00:08+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month and our goal is to help educate and bring awareness to the causes of arthritis and the treatment options available for patients. Arthritis is a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. That means 1 in every [...]

Understanding Sciatica: The Road to Recovery

2018-05-03T13:42:26+00:00April 28th, 2018|Blog, DR. SHOEMAKER|

Have you been diagnosed with sciatica? Lower-body nerve pain can be acute, but relief is in sight! Learning more about sciatica and understanding your sciatica treatment options is your starting point down the road to recovery. Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers a brief guide to this mild-to-severe painful lumbar nerve inflammation below. What [...]

HROSM Awarded 2018 Best Orthopaedic & Podiatry Group

2018-06-07T16:15:20+00:00April 24th, 2018|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. SHOEMAKER|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) – the largest orthopaedic practice on the Peninsula — was named the 2018 Readers’ Choice for “Best Orthopaedic Group” and “Best Podiatry Practice” by Coastal Virginia Magazine (COVA). HROSM.received the COVA Overall Gold Award which represents the readers’ choice for best orthopaedic practice on both the Southside and [...]


2018-04-13T10:00:27+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog, DR. CARTER|

Anthony Carter, MD, among the first in Hampton Roads to use telemedicine for teaching anterior hip surgical procedure. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 17, 2016— Telemedicine continues to be a quickly growing trend to connect patients with health care providers. The virtual visit concept was recently used to improve access to medical education. On Saturday, April, [...]