How to Find the Correct Orthopaedic Braces

2018-10-26T08:37:20-04:00November 27th, 2018|Blog, Orthopaedic, Pain Management|

Perhaps some of the most common tools used in orthopaedic medicine and physical therapy are orthopaedic braces. Orthopaedic braces are prescribed to correct and prevent bone, tendon, and muscular injuries. There are many different types of braces depending on which part of the body it will be used, and for what kind of injury.  Choosing [...]

What You Need to Know About Cortisone Injections

2018-05-17T18:20:12-04:00May 24th, 2018|Blog, Pain Management|

Cortisone (corticosteroid) injections are anti-inflammatory medicine. They are not a pain reliever, but the injections have been known to relieve pain caused by inflammation. In the orthopaedic world, cortisone injections are commonly given in an inflamed joint, such as a knee, elbow, or hip. Cortisone can also be injected into smaller joints, such as the [...]

When Should You Get a Cortisone Shot?

2016-11-22T08:27:06-04:00November 22nd, 2016|Blog, Get Moving, Orthopaedic, Pain Management, Sports Medicine|

What is Cortisone? Cortisone is a steroid produced naturally by your adrenal gland. When your body is under stress, your adrenal gland releases cortisone into your bloodstream to help reduce inflammation. The cortisone that doctors inject into a painful joint is a synthetic version of natural cortisone. It's longer-lasting and is not injected into your [...]

All About Hip Pain

2017-10-09T10:16:33-04:00November 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 [...]

Do Cortisone Injections Really Work?

2016-10-12T13:28:53-04:00August 5th, 2016|Blog, Orthopaedic, Pain Management, Sports Medicine|

If you are experiencing joint pain but are not quite ready for surgery, cortisone injections may be a good option for you. Injection therapy is usually used for two reasons, to treat a condition or to help address the correct diagnosis. For most patients, cortisone injections are part of a larger treatment plan. For example, [...]

Common Misconceptions about Pain Management

2016-10-12T13:29:02-04:00March 11th, 2016|Blog, DR. SOHAGIA, Pain Management|

In the last decade, we have made great strides in the understanding of pain and its treatment. Pain that was once considered hopeless is now manageable. However, there are still common misconceptions about pain, which prevent people from seeking the help they need and deserve. We hope that by dispelling these myths, it will help to raise [...]

Interventional Pain Management at HROSM

2018-06-07T16:19:56-04:00March 19th, 2015|Blog, Pain Management|

The interventional pain management department at Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provides personal and compassionate care to patients suffering from back and neck pain but also help people with headaches, nerve, joint, or muscle pain, connective tissue disorders or post-operative pain. Our providers offer comprehensive evaluation and interventional pain management with a holistic approach including non-operative treatments to [...]