Chiropractic: Keeping Your Spine Healthy

2018-02-05T14:07:45+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic Care, DR. COOK|

Chiropractic is a healing art that recognizes the nervous system as the primary determining factor of a person's health. The human nervous system regulates all life-sustaining functions such as movement, blood circulation, digestion, breathing, and immunity from disease. The nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord, which resides inside the spine. Nerves [...]

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 [...]

Gua Sha: What Is It?

2018-02-13T15:34:40+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic Care, DR. COOK|

What Is Gua Sha? Gua Sha is an East Asian healing technique. Gua means to scrape or rub. Sha is a 'reddish, elevated, skin rash' (aka petechiae). Sha is the term used to describe Blood stasis in the subcutaneous tissue before and after it is raised as petechiae. Gua Sha is one technique that intentionally [...]

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 [...]

HROSM Delayed Opening on Thursday, January 4th Due to Snow

2018-01-04T11:49:29+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Blog|

Due to inclement weather, the HROSM offices will either have a delayed opening or are closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Check the status of your practice before traveling to your appointment tomorrow. A list of our practice locations and their delayed opening times are listed below. We will have providers on call to assist with any needs [...]