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

2017-06-22T13:35:38+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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]