HROSM Partners with the American Red Cross

2017-10-09T08:47:55+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Blog|

Did you know a single blood donation can help save up to 3 lives? What about that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? If that is not astonishing enough, approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S.… that’s right EVERY DAY! HROSM has been a long [...]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or “Runner’s Knee”: How to Recognize and Treat the Pain

2017-07-26T13:18:47+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or ITBS, is pain mostly on the lateral side of the knee, which tends to bother athletes in endurance sports such as distance (cross-country) running, cycling, hiking and military service. It’s often confused with “the other runner’s knee”: Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS), which causes pain dominating the front of the knee or kneecap. [...]

Hand Pain: Common Causes and Ways to Find Relief

2017-06-27T17:08:10+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Blog|

Usually, when some part of our body hurts, we'll try to "baby" it by using it less and resting it more. But there are few parts of the body that get more daily use than the hands. That's why hand pain, regardless of its cause, can be so debilitating. The first step in finding real [...]

Is Technology Affecting Our Posture? You Bet It Is!

2017-05-15T15:59:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Blog|

We rely on our “devices” daily, but using them tends to create some new postural issues. At Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we want to alert you to the right and wrong body mechanics for using smartphones, tablets and laptops to help prevent orthopaedic pain and injury. Techno-Posture is a "Thing" Now A new [...]

Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for Joint Injuries

2017-05-15T15:42:28+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blog, Stem Cell Therapy|

The statistics are staggering...over 40 million Americans suffer from arthritis, or the inflammation of one or more joints that results in a reduction in the shock-absorbing cartilage which makes for a smooth and painless movement of the limbs or back. Surprisingly, over half of these individuals are under 65 years old. But the numbers continue [...]

Causes and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

2017-05-16T15:48:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog, Foot and Ankle|

Two million people in the United States suffer from heel pain each year, and we see many patients who suffer plantar fasciitis each year at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Plantar fasciitis, inflammation of the plantar fascia, causes rigidity, muscle spasms, immobilization of joints, bruises, and/or sharp stabbing pains in your foot. The plantar [...]

Opening Soon: Hampton Roads Urgent Care

2017-07-05T12:50:43+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Blog, Urgent Care|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of our urgent care facility, Hampton Roads Urgent Care, at our Newport News campus on August 1, 2017. This unique urgent care center will be the first on the Peninsula to provide three medical specialties all under one roof! Hampton Roads Urgent Care will offer: [...]