What is Frozen Shoulder and How Do I Fix It?

2018-02-01T09:38:44+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog|

Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that typically comes on gradually and goes through 3 specific stages, before finally resolving. Those most at risk for developing this condition are women over the age of 40, or someone who has experienced some type of shoulder immobility due to a stroke, a mastectomy or another shoulder injury. [...]

Stress Fractures in Student Athletes: Common & Preventable

2018-02-01T09:32:17+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog, Sports Medicine|

Although sports participation provides many physical and social benefits for students, it also has a downside: the risk of sports-related injuries. There are many types of injuries that plague athletes, some preventable and most extremely treatable. Among the most common of these are stress fractures. A fracture, often referred to as a broken bone, is [...]

Arthritis Defined: Symptoms, Care and Treatment

2018-01-16T08:08:47+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Blog|

Over 50 million American adults and 300,000 children suffer from the condition commonly referred to as “arthritis,” a number that is expected to reach 78 million total by 2040. Curious about how the most common cause of disability in the United States today may be or could be affecting you? Arthritis is not just a [...]

Shovel Snow the Safe Way

2018-01-26T15:03:26+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Blog|

With winter in full swing, it's time to start thinking about staying safe during the colder months. Winter brings a unique set of risks that need to be kept in mind. Nearly everyone knows the dangers of slipping on ice and has heard of the "winter blues," but one of the most dangerous aspects of [...]

An In-Depth Look at Orthopaedic Physician Assistants

2018-02-15T09:21:05+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog|

Patients today have many options for their care and may have questions about what responsibilities are taken by different types of providers. At Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, every member of the team is dedicated to providing exemplary patient care with the highest quality of services. Our orthopaedic physicians assistants play a vital role [...]

4 HROSM Physicians Named ‘TOP DOC’ in the State of Virginia

2018-02-05T11:19:58+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Awards/Honors, Blog|

Virginia Living Magazine named four physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2018 ‘Top Doc’ list. HROSM is one of six orthopaedic practices in the State of Virginia, alongside others like VCU and UVA, which have physicians featured on the 2018 ‘Top Doc’ list. The HROSM physicians named ‘Top Docs’ are [...]

HROSM Has Made It to the Final Round of Voting!

2018-02-02T08:27:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Awards/Honors, Blog|

For several years now, Coastal Virginia Magazine has hosted the “Best of 757 Readers’ Choice Awards.” This opportunity gives those in our community the chance to cast their vote for who they believe is the best in the 757. The categories include health and wellness, restaurants, education, travel, and so much more. With the support [...]

Patient Appreciation Week at HROSM

2018-01-31T09:31:33+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog|

Patient Appreciation Week at HROSM In appreciation for all of the support that you, as patients, have given to us at HROSM, we are truly honored and blessed to call you not only patients, but also friends and family! We are celebrating National Patient Appreciation Week beginning Thursday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 7th, at [...]

Three Questions You May Have About Ankle Sprains

2018-01-25T13:16:56+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Blog|

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. While they are not often serious enough to require surgery, they are painful and they do require proper treatment. Ignoring the proper care of an ankle sprain may lead to a worsening of the injury.  It could take longer to heal or lead to a [...]

How does Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Work?

2018-01-04T11:09:15+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Blog, MRI|

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful diagnostic tool that allows physicians to see detailed images of the inner tissues and structures of the human body using a combination of magnets and a strong magnetic field. MRI technology is safe, non-invasive, and, unlike traditional x-ray or CT scanning, completely free of radiation. The MRI machine [...]