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4 HROSM Physicians Named ‘TOP DOC’ in the State of Virginia

2018-02-05T11:19:58+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Awards/Honors, Blog|

Virginia Living Magazine named four physicians from Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM) to its 2018 ‘Top Doc’ list. HROSM is one of six orthopaedic practices in the State of Virginia, alongside others like VCU and UVA, which have physicians featured on the 2018 ‘Top Doc’ list. The HROSM physicians named ‘Top Docs’ are [...]

HROSM Has Made It to the Final Round of Voting!

2018-02-02T08:27:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|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 [...]

Patient Appreciation Week at HROSM

2018-01-31T09:31:33+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog|

Patient Appreciation Week at HROSM In appreciation for all of the support that you, as patients, have given to us at HROSM, we are truly honored and blessed to call you not only patients, but also friends and family! We are celebrating National Patient Appreciation Week beginning Thursday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 7th, at [...]

Three Questions You May Have About Ankle Sprains

2018-01-25T13:16:56+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Blog|

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. While they are not often serious enough to require surgery, they are painful and they do require proper treatment. Ignoring the proper care of an ankle sprain may lead to a worsening of the injury.  It could take longer to heal or lead to a [...]

How does Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Work?

2018-01-04T11:09:15+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Blog, MRI|

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful diagnostic tool that allows physicians to see detailed images of the inner tissues and structures of the human body using a combination of magnets and a strong magnetic field. MRI technology is safe, non-invasive, and, unlike traditional x-ray or CT scanning, completely free of radiation. The MRI machine [...]

HROSM Delayed Opening on Thursday, January 4th Due to Snow

2018-01-04T11:49:29+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Blog|

Due to inclement weather, the HROSM offices will either have a delayed opening or are closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Check the status of your practice before traveling to your appointment tomorrow. A list of our practice locations and their delayed opening times are listed below. We will have providers on call to assist with any needs [...]

Is It Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Diagnosis & Prevention

2017-11-21T18:32:52+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Blog|

With the advent of keyboards, tablets, and laptops as ordinary tools for both business and leisure, it is important to remember that excessive or improper use of these devices carries the risk of developing a number of orthopaedic injuries. One of the most common conditions we encounter in frequent electronic device and computer users is [...]

Happy Holidays and a Very Happy New Year from the Team at HROSM!

2017-12-04T08:48:31+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Blog|

  The team at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine wants to wish our patients and their families a joyous Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year!  We are thankful for your support of our practice, our providers and our community efforts throughout this year, and hope to continue with even greater things in [...]

Dr. John Aldridge Selected to Present New Study at the 2018 Orthopaedic Research Society

2017-12-20T12:57:51+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE|

The providers of HROSM are committed to staying on the forefront of orthopaedic medicine. Our orthopaedic surgeons participate and often lead clinical research studies with various healthcare developers to enhance surgical procedures and patient outcomes for cases such as total hip and total knee replacements. Over the past two years, Dr. John Aldridge has been [...]

A Success Story of Knee Replacement with Dr. Carter

2017-12-20T12:43:03+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Blog, DR. CARTER|

Where Do I Start? My Success Story with Dr. Carter Dr. Carter was referred to me by a friend who had a total hip replacement. My knee issues have been problematic for 10 years and the arthritis caused increasing levels of pain, limited my range of motion, and yes the sedentary life style only supported [...]