All About Nerve Blocks

It's not unusual for orthopedic patients to experience pain stemming from the irritation of sensitive nerve roots, especially those located within or around the spine. The type of discomfort often experienced is known as radiculopathy, [...]

2019-11-15T12:08:30-05:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, Pain Management|

Indications of Sciatica in a Physical Exam

Dr. Rebecca Shoemaker of Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine & Sports Medicine recently published an article pertaining to sciatica and its indications during a physical exam. To read the article in its entirety, click here! Dr. [...]

2019-08-07T08:46:26-04:00August 8th, 2019|Blog, DR. SHOEMAKER, Pain Management|

Various Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

One of the most common forms of arthritis occurs in the knees. It is called osteoarthritis, and it happens when the cartilage between the joints wears away, causing the bones to rub against each other. [...]

2019-06-21T15:53:51-04:00March 15th, 2019|Blog, Pain Management, Physical Therapy|