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Common Orthopaedic Problems Caused From Playing Sports

2018-08-10T14:36:45+00:00September 1st, 2018|Blog, Sports Medicine|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine knows participating in sports can promote good health, as well as teach you how to compete and be a contribution to a team. Each year, many people are injured from playing sports and suffer from orthopedic issues. Even when safety precautions are taken, accidents still happen. While some injuries [...]

Experiencing Heel Pain? It Could be Plantar Fasciitis

2018-08-09T14:09:05+00:00August 27th, 2018|Blog|

If you are one of the millions of people who have pain on the bottom of one or both feet, especially upon rising in the morning, you could be suffering from plantar fasciitis.  Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition often experienced by the middle-aged.  However, anyone of any age can be stricken by the condition [...]

Understanding Inflammation

2018-08-09T14:08:14+00:00August 15th, 2018|Blog|

Inflammation is something that every person will experience multiple times in their life. Whether you are an athlete who has suffered a sports-related injury, or you are just a person who tweaked their back while lifting heavy boxes when you moved last month, there is no doubt that you have felt the impact of inflammation. [...]

Treating Neuropathy with Physical Therapy

2018-06-12T11:45:31+00:00August 1st, 2018|Blog, Physical Therapy|

There are a multitude of illnesses and injuries that can sometimes lead a person to experience issues with peripheral neuropathy.  Diabetes, certain infections or medications, trauma, alcoholism, tumors, and a host of various diseases and other issues, are often the culprits behind neuropathy.  Patients experiencing neuropathy often report issues with: pain numbness (pins and needles [...]

How To Have A Safe Orthopaedic Surgery Recovery

2018-07-31T14:04:12+00:00July 28th, 2018|Blog|

All orthopaedic surgeries are unique because each person in the operating room has different needs. The providers at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine treat and surgically repair many types of injuries, from fractures to joint replacements to ligament repairs and more. Recovering from surgery can differ as well, depending on the severity of the [...]

Cervical Disc Herniation: Causes and Treatments

2018-07-31T14:05:01+00:00July 15th, 2018|Blog|

Cervical disc herniation is an all too common condition that the providers of Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine diagnose and treat. But what is it, really? Understanding why discs herniate may help you work with your provider to find the right treatment plan for you. The discs between the vertebrae of the spine act [...]

HROSM Physicians Named to 2018 Top Doc list by Coastal Virginia Magazine


Coastal Virginia magazine named 11 physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2018 ‘Top Doc” list. The ‘Top Docs’ issue will feature over 500 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 by a [...]

Concussion: What It Is and How to Handle It

2018-06-24T19:06:48+00:00July 1st, 2018|Blog, Sports Medicine|

Most people are familiar with the idea of a concussion, but not everyone realizes just how serious this injury can be. The effects of that bump to the head can linger for weeks. What Is a Concussion? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains it like this: "A concussion is a type of traumatic [...]

The Facts About Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

2018-05-17T19:05:13+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, DR. SHOEMAKER|

As you get older you experience more aches and pains because your bones and ligaments are aging, too. Sometimes a certain ache becomes worse, and you need to go to the doctor to find out what is causing it. Lumbar spinal stenosis is a type of a lower back condition that can occur as you [...]