What Does An Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Do?

What does an orthopaedic spine surgeon do? Orthopaedic spine surgeons are physicians dedicated to diagnosing and treating spinal disorders, healing spinal injuries, and preserving pain-free function through conservative treatment and surgical interventions. While orthopaedic physicians [...]

2019-07-31T13:22:57-04:00March 1st, 2019|Blog, DR. TAN, Spine|

Understanding Lumbago: Common Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

People who have a common musculoskeletal disorder, known as lumbago, often have a hard time enjoying everyday activities that used to bring them pleasure. What is lumbago? Basically, this condition refers to a pain that [...]

2019-08-22T14:24:34-04:00October 12th, 2016|Blog, Orthopaedic, Spine|

Meet our Virginia Spine Specialists

Living with neck or back pain can make normal activities such as walking, bending, sleeping or working, a painful experience. At Hampton Roads Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, our spine specialists are committed to providing exceptional [...]

2019-08-22T14:43:55-04:00October 13th, 2015|Blog, DR. ALDRIDGE, DR. SOHAGIA, DR. TAN, Spine|

5 Tips to Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem that will affect nearly all adults at one time or another. Back pain can be caused by trauma, such as a fall or a car accident. However, in most cases, back pain is [...]

2019-09-05T08:53:25-04:00September 9th, 2015|Blog, Spine|

What is Nerve Compression?

Nerve compression also known as a “pinched nerve” occurs when excess pressure is applied to an area of the body and the nerve’s function is impaired. Nerves extend from your brain and spinal cord, sending important messages throughout your body. [...]

2019-09-05T08:37:34-04:00August 26th, 2015|Blog, Spine|