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 [...]

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 [...]

HROSM Awarded 2017 Daily Press Choice Award for Best Orthopaedic Group on the Peninsula

2017-11-14T11:04:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. BADDAR, DR. BRADLEY, DR. CARTER, DR. CAVAZOS, DR. COOK, DR. FITHIAN, DR. HOFF, DR. KELLER, DR. LAMBERT, DR. MCCONNELL, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. SWENSON|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) – the largest orthopaedic practice on the Peninsula — was named 2017 “Best Orthopaedic Group” on the Peninsula by the Daily Press Choice Awards. Since 2009, HROSM has received this award with great appreciation for the support from around the Hampton Roads community. Winners of the Daily Press [...]

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Orthopaedic Indications

2018-02-05T14:11:58+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog, Chiropractic Care, DR. COOK, Pain Management|

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Orthopaedic Indications What is chiropractic care? Invented in the 1890s by Daniel D. Palmer, chiropractic is an alternative form of health care that is dedicated to the nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. It is a holistic approach to health that focuses on prevention and [...]

HROSM Announces the Addition of Chiropractic Care with Dr. Michael Cook

2018-02-05T14:14:20+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog, Chiropractic Care, DR. COOK|

To provide patients with even more treatment options, HROSM has integrated spinal manipulation, acupuncture and laser therapy into its extensive pain management paradigm. Michael S. Cook, D.C., DIP.AC, a board-certified chiropractic physician and acupuncturist, offers conservative therapies that can help resolve many common concerns, including mechanical back, neck and shoulder pain, fibromyalgia, muscle injuries, arthritis [...]