Regular Exercise Benefits Your Whole Body

2019-01-18T10:49:15+00:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, Get Moving|

Regular exercise has a variety of benefits for your whole self. It works on your mind, body, and general health. During the winter months, many people skip exercising in favor of low energy indoor activities, such as dining and watching movies, but keeping a year round exercise routine in place benefits you in many ways. [...]

Radiculopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment

2018-12-04T16:22:00+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Spine|

Radiculopathy is a term for pain that spreads out along a nerve, caused by inflammation at the base of the nerve's attachment to the spinal column. Radicular pain (pain that radiates along the spine and into the lower extremities) is the result of a nerve problem that begins in the spine and is subsequently felt [...]

Being A Nurse For Dr. Cavazos

2019-01-29T15:18:13+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blog, DR. CAVAZOS|

I’ve had the honor of working for Dr. Cavazos for a little over 16 years now. I first met Dr. Cavazos at Riverside hospital when I worked in one day surgery. I was so impressed by how well he treated his patients and the hospital staff that I decided I wanted to work for him [...]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Chronic Pain

2019-01-29T15:29:52+00:00January 28th, 2019|Blog, DR. BRADLEY, DR. SHOEMAKER, DR. SOHAGIA|

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is an umbrella term for a rare and often misdiagnosed group of three medical conditions which affect the thoracic outlet - an area near the shoulder extending from collarbone to rib. The syndrome is caused by compression of the nerves and veins in that area, leading to [...]

The Best of 757 Readers’ Choice Awards

2019-01-18T10:50:33+00:00January 18th, 2019|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. We would greatly [...]

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

2018-12-04T15:46:07+00:00January 15th, 2019|Blog|

The condition is a result of compression of the median nerve, causing pressure when it passes through the area of the wrist called the carpal tunnel. The median nerve is a vital nerve which runs the length of your arm and feeds the first three fingers, (thumb, index, and pointer) of your hand. The pressure [...]

Being a Nurse for Dr. Carter

2018-12-31T10:49:25+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Blog, DR. CARTER|

I joined HROSM in 2014 and have been working exclusively with Dr. Carter ever since. I’ve had the privilege of knowing Dr. Carter for almost 10 years and since beginning with HROSM have grown to know Dr. Carter as a surgeon. I have seen the passion and respect that he has for his patients as [...]

What’s In A Knee?

2018-12-04T15:36:28+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

The knees are the largest joints in the body and the most complex. Each knee is made up of four major components: bone, cartilage, muscle and ligaments. Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine and Sports Medicine’s providers believe that patient education is a cornerstone of good orthopaedic health.  Below you will find a brief description of each [...]

Lumbar Spinal Instability – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

2018-12-31T10:53:22+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Blog, Spine|

One of the main purposes of the spinal column is to allow us the ability to engage in various forms of movement.  Although some spinal motion is normal, when the motion becomes excessive the spinal column can lose its ability to support itself and surrounding structures.  This is otherwise known as spinal instability. In this [...]

HROSM Holiday Hours of Operation

2018-12-20T15:55:20+00:00December 20th, 2018|Blog|

Christmas Eve Hours of Operation  Newport News – Open until noon.  Yorktown – Closed  Williamsburg – Open until 11:00 a.m.  All offices will be closed for operation on Christmas Day.  New Years Eve Hours of Operation  Yorktown – Closed  Williamsburg – Open until 2:30 p.m.  All offices will be closed for operation on New Year’s [...]