Caring for Your Sprain

2019-05-30T10:51:05-04:00June 15th, 2019|Blog, Foot and Ankle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine & Sports Medicine physicians treat many sprained joints.  Not all sprains, however, need immediate medical intervention. Knowing what a sprain is and how to begin caring for the injury at home is the first step in getting back to the things you love to do. A sprain involves excessive stretching or [...]

SHOULDER SISTERS

2019-05-17T09:20:05-04:00May 17th, 2019|Blog, DR. FITHIAN, Physical Therapy|

Sisters Brenda Gunn, Joy Wynings and Kaye Kaminski have always been close, from their childhood in North Carolina to their current days in Carrollton. Brenda has lived with Joy for the past three years, since she moved to Virginia to help with end-of-life care for their parents, while Joy and Kaye ran an interior design [...]

The Benefits of Physical Therapy: Helping You Live a Pain Free Life

2018-12-04T16:41:06-04:00February 28th, 2019|Blog, Physical Therapy|

Physical therapy can help you accomplish your goals and live a pain free life after an injury. A physical therapy regimen is tailored specifically to your body's needs. Your Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine and Sports Medicine physical therapist will perform a full evaluation and create a personalized treatment plan to improve your body's functionality, decrease [...]

HROSM Awarded 2018 ‘Daily Press Best Of’ For Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy

2018-11-13T09:34:42-04:00November 13th, 2018|Awards/Honors, Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. BADDAR, DR. BRADLEY, DR. CARTER, DR. CAVAZOS, DR. FITHIAN, DR. KELLER, DR. LAMBERT, DR. MCCONNELL, DR. SHOEMAKER, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. TAN, Physical Therapy|

We are pleased to announce that Hampton Roads Orthopaedics Spine & Sports Medicine placed first in the ‘Daily Press Best Of’ competition in both the orthopaedic group and physical therapy group categories! HROSM has received this award since 2009 and we are grateful for the continued support from our community. The ‘Daily Press Best Of’ [...]

Taking Ankle Sprains Seriously

2018-08-13T10:50:56-04:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Foot and Ankle, Physical Therapy|

  "It's just a sprain." Many of us have heard these words, or have said them ourselves, after suffering an ankle injury. This common injury is often treated as an uncomfortable yet unremarkable inconvenience; however, in recent years research has shown that ankle sprains can have a long-term impact on joint stability, activity level and [...]

Treating Neuropathy with Physical Therapy

2018-06-12T11:45:31-04:00August 1st, 2018|Blog, Physical Therapy|

There are a multitude of illnesses and injuries that can sometimes lead a person to experience issues with peripheral neuropathy.  Diabetes, certain infections or medications, trauma, alcoholism, tumors, and a host of various diseases and other issues, are often the culprits behind neuropathy.  Patients experiencing neuropathy often report issues with: pain numbness (pins and needles [...]

The Long Term Benefits of Physical Therapy

2017-10-09T08:30:41-04:00October 15th, 2017|Blog, Physical Therapy|

Physical Therapy Benefits After you've had an orthopedic surgery or injury, the last thing you feel like doing is exercising and moving that painful part of your body. You may be worried about making things worse. But rest assured, your doctor knows best. The benefits of starting and continuing a physical therapy regimen post injury [...]