HROSM Physicians Named to 2017 Top Doc list by Coastal Virginia Magazine

2017-10-09T08:32:37+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. BADDAR, DR. CARTER, DR. FITHIAN, DR. HOFF, DR. KELLER, DR. LAMBERT, DR. MCCONNELL, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. SWENSON|

Coastal Virginia magazine named 10 physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2017 ‘Top Doc” list. The ‘Top Docs’ issue will feature a total of 715 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 [...]

A New Hip And Life For Betty

2017-10-09T09:08:10+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Before retiring in 2016, Betty spent 22 years working for the public school system: first, as a bus driver, and later as a secretary. She was in charge of attendance records and took great pride in making sure kids came to school and maintained great attendance records. In her retirement, Betty is finding a great [...]

How Can I Tell If My Joint Pain is Arthritis?

2017-10-09T09:15:20+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Get Moving, Joint Replacement|

Your joints ache much of the time, you're approaching that "certain age", and you find yourself wondering lately, "How can I tell if my symptoms are caused by arthritis?" You're not alone, and according to the Arthritis Foundation, that is a very common question! It seems a lot of people think they might have arthritis, [...]

Four Types of Knee Injuries and their Treatment

2017-10-09T09:27:18+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog, DR. BADDAR|

Your knee is a complex joint with many components, which makes it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. In fact, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a knee injury is one of the most common reasons people see their doctors. In 2010, there were roughly 10.4 million patient visits to doctors' offices because [...]

How to Avoid and Treat Runner’s Knee

2016-10-12T13:29:01+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Running|

Forty-two percent of all overuse injuries affect the knee joint, and patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), simply known as "runner's knee," is the most common overuse injury among runners. It occurs when a mistracking kneecap (patella) irritates the femoral groove in which it rests on the thighbone (femur). Causes of Runner’s Knee In many cases, it [...]

How to Prevent Running Injuries

2016-10-12T13:29:02+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Running, Sports Medicine|

The warmer spring and summer months are quickly approaching, which means many people are going outside for exercise. Although running seems like a straightforward sport, it is important to slowly work your way into it and give yourself time to train. Even if you consider yourself to be physically fit, running requires preparation, and planning [...]

Patient Finds Relief Thanks to Hip Replacement Surgery

2016-10-12T13:29:11+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Blog, DR. BADDAR, Joint Replacement|

“My Only Regret Is Not Seeing Dr. Baddar Sooner” Lucille Newby had struggled with hip pain for several years. She felt she had exhausted all of the non surgical treatment options for pain relief including physical therapy and injections. Nothing seemed to alleviate the pain she was experiencing in her right hip. "I felt I [...]