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 [...]

How Can I Tell If My Joint Pain is Arthritis?

2017-03-06T12:11:24+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, [...]

HROSM Is Celebrating Five Years In Williamsburg

2017-06-19T21:26:26+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. BRADLEY, DR. CAVAZOS, DR. LAMBERT|

It’s orthopedic care you can trust, in your hometown. Five years ago, HROSM expanded their office locations to include an office in Newtown of Williamsburg. Dr. Daniel Cavazos, MD, F.A.A.O.S., founded the location after realizing many Williamsburg residents were driving to Richmond for specialized treatment.  Dr. Cavazos developed a passion for growing specialized local [...]

HROSM Has Made It to the Final Round of Voting!

2017-02-24T08:07:40+00:00 February 24th, 2017|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 [...]

Winter Safety 101: Avoiding Common Ski Injuries

2017-02-22T08:37:29+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog, DR. SWENSON|

The first snowfall ignites a hectic rush of ski enthusiasts headed for the freshly plowed slopes of the nearest mountain. Skiing is one of the most popular winter season activities, yet it also has the potential to lead to injuries. This winter be prepared! Safety on the slopes is an important part of enjoying your [...]

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

2017-02-20T09:46:00+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog, 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 [...]

Why We Love our Patients

2017-02-13T12:58:57+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Blog|

It is Valentine’s Day and we can’t go without saying how much we love our patients. We know we don’t say this enough, but we have the BEST patients here at HROSM. Our daily interactions with them bring such fulfillment, joy, and fun to each and every workday. Here are just some of the many reasons [...]

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