Dr. Anthony Carter First in Virginia to Perform the Latest in Total Knee Replacement

2017-10-30T08:11:32+00:00October 26th, 2017|Blog, DR. CARTER, Joint Replacement|

Dr. Anthony Carter, orthopaedic surgeon at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (HROSM), was the first in Virginia to perform a bi-cruciate retaining total knee arthroplasty with the Journey XR Active Knee System. The bi-cruciate retaining knee is specifically designed to preserve the patients’ anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior curciate ligament (PCL). “Due to [...]

A New Hip And Life For Betty

2017-10-09T09:08:10+00:00April 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 [...]

How Can I Tell If My Joint Pain is Arthritis?

2017-10-09T09:15:20+00:00March 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, [...]

The Advantages of a “Jiffy Hip” Replacement

2016-12-16T08:49:14+00:00December 16th, 2016|Blog, DR. CARTER, Joint Replacement|

Previously, hip replacements meant long hospital stays, painful recoveries, and long periods of rehabilitation before a patient's hip joint returned close to its normal function. Over the past ten years, orthopedic surgeons have adopted a more streamlined "Jiffy Hip" replacement technique (also referred to generically as "anterior hip replacement") that has revolutionized the procedure. At [...]

All About Hip Pain

2017-10-09T10:16:33+00:00November 15th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic, Pain Management|

Hip pain is a common complaint that affects millions of Americans - most often the elderly - and can be caused by a variety of problems from bone trouble to muscle and ligament tension. The hip is a ball and socket joint which connects to a number of soft tissues, tendons, and muscles, giving it [...]

Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Cartilage Injuries

2017-10-09T09:49:23+00:00October 6th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Did you know? Over 12 million people a year visit their doctors because of knee pain that is affecting their quality of life. Knee pain can be caused by injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage; or by chronic medical conditions - including arthritis, gout, and infections. In most cases, minor knee pain [...]

What to Expect From Shoulder Replacement Surgery

2016-11-01T11:09:56+00:00September 15th, 2016|Blog, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic|

Suffering from severe shoulder pain and stiffness can rob you of enjoying your life, besides make you less productive. To treat the problem, most people first try nonsurgical methods to find relief. Unfortunately, sometimes these treatments are ineffective, so patients consider shoulder replacement surgery. The benefits of this surgery are several. In addition to alleviating [...]