Shoulder Arthritis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

2017-05-11T10:16:44+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blog, Orthopaedic|

Your shoulder joints are some of the most mobile joints in your body; so when they become painful, you’ll definitely be reminded of it repeatedly. Because shoulder joints experience a lot of wear and tear over the years, they can easily become unstable. Shoulder arthritis is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. At [...]

Understanding Patellofemoral Pain

2017-05-11T10:12:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Blog, Sports Medicine|

You probably remember from school learning the words “patella” and “femur”. The patella and the femur are both bones in our legs. The patella is more commonly known as the kneecap, and the femur is the thigh bone. The patella is a small triangular bone in the front of your knee which moves with the [...]

Dr. Anthony Carter Named To The Board Of Directors For The Anterior Hip Foundation

2017-05-07T15:17:42+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Blog, DR. CARTER|

The Anterior Hip Foundation (AHF), an international society fostering advancement of the anterior approach to total hip replacement, has selected Dr. Anthony Carter, Hip and Knee Replacement surgeon at HROSM, to serve on their board of directors. Founded by global thought leader and anterior approach pioneer Dr. Joel Matta of Santa Monica, CA, the AHF [...]

HROSM Awarded 2017 Best Orthopaedic & Podiatry Group on the Peninsula

2017-05-07T15:18:58+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Awards/Honors, Blog|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) – the largest orthopaedic practice on the Peninsula — was named the 2017 Readers’ Choice for “Best Orthopaedic Group” and “Best Podiatry Practice” by Coastal Virginia Magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year that HROSM has been presented with a Best of Readers’ Choice award. Winners of the [...]

Questions You May Be Asking About ACL Reconstruction Surgery

2017-05-07T15:20:15+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Orthopaedic|

If you suffer from an injured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), you’re not alone as there are about 200,000 ACL injuries in America each year. Often, ACL injuries occur in athletes who play football, basketball, soccer and other kinds of high-risk sports. While sometimes the ACL needs to be repaired, in other cases, it requires reconstruction. [...]

A New Hip And Life For Betty

2017-05-07T15:21:56+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 [...]

Fractures, Strains, and Sprains 101: Understanding & Identifying the Differences

2017-05-07T15:22:45+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Sports Medicine|

For the average person, medical jargon sounds like a foreign language. Yet, for athletes, or anyone starting a new activity or exercise routine, becoming familiar with a few simple medical terms may help determine the severity of an injury. Today we will cover the differences between fractures, strains and sprains. Fractures What is a fracture? [...]

The Benefits of Arthroscopic Surgery Explained

2017-05-07T15:24:19+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Sports Medicine|

Arthroscopy is the term used to describe a procedure for diagnosing and treating joint problems. Arthroscopic surgery allows an orthopaedic surgeon to see inside a joint without making a large incision. One of the greatest advantages of a minimally-invasive procedure is that you can offer the patient the following: Confirming a diagnosis. A visual inspection that [...]

Guidelines for Preventing Back Pain Caused by a Desk Job

2017-03-16T11:12:03+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Blog|

Most Americans suffer from back pain, at least during some period of their adult lives. Although, sometimes back pain is caused by accidents or sports-related injuries, it can also be the result of too much sitting. Do you have a desk job that involves a lot of sitting? If so, it is important to take [...]

The Cut & Dry of Chronic Pain Management: Interventional Pain Medicine

2017-03-27T09:42:26+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Blog, DR. BRADLEY, DR. HOFF, DR. SOHAGIA|

Understanding Chronic Pain Chronic pain is an ambiguous area of medicine. The most generalized and simple definition of chronic pain is any kind of pain that lasts longer than 6 months. WebMD offers a bit more detail regarding the nature of chronic pain, "chronic pain can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely [...]

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