Choosing Wellness by Runner Girl

A healthy lifestyle hasn’t always been a priority for me. I’ve gone through phases in my adult life when I never ever exercised and did not care whatsoever about the nutritional content of food I was eating (this describes my 20s). There have also been times when I focused on exercise and eating right. The… Read more »

OSC is Hiring a Physical Therapist

OSC Physical Therapy Center has an excellent opportunity for a full time Physical Therapist to join our expanding outpatient orthopaedic clinic. OSC Physical Therapy is a thriving, physician owned practice utilizing the latest technology and techniques to treat orthopaedic surgeries and impairments. Outstanding Benefits Employee Healthcare premium – paid for by OSC Group Disability premium… Read more »

Self-Talk: Fill in the Blank by Runner Girl

Insecurities. Anxieties. Uncertainties. Doubts. Fears. Lack of self-confidence. Lack of self-worth. All of those words give me an unpleasant feeling in the pit of my stomach. I’m sure many of you could get on board with this: When I look back on some challenging times I’ve lived through, I wish my older self could hug… Read more »

Introducing New Guest Blogger: Runner Girl

We’re welcoming a new guest blogger to the OSC website whom we’re calling Runner Girl. She is an OSC employee who enjoys writing and runs for the health benefits. She subscribes to a healthy lifestyle and plans to share tips about how we can all make simple changes to enhance our wellness. —————————————————————————– Hello, hello!… Read more »

October’s Lecture Features Dr. Boyd Haynes and the Newest Technologies for Joint Replacement

Computer-Navigated & Robotic Joint Replacement: Better Outcomes Using Advanced Technology Are you suffering from joint pain and considering surgery? Learn about your options at our upcoming lecture! Dr. Boyd Haynes will discuss advanced joint replacement technologies for knees and hips, using computers and robotic-assisted MAKOplasty™. Learn how direct anterior (Jiffy) hip replacement and knee replacements… Read more »

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s 2107 OSC “Top Docs” Announced!

We would like to congratulate four OSC physicians on being voted “2017 Top Docs” in a survey conducted by Coastal Virginia Magazine!  From left to right: Jenny L. F. Andrus, MD; Boyd W. Haynes III, MD; Raj N. Sureja, MD and Mark W. McFarland, DO This survey is conducted annually and is sent to physicians… Read more »

Mindfulness – Artistic Expressions

Thanks to Jane Heiby, recent Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management participant for sharing her beautiful and poignant work with us.  Please enjoy! Three Aikido Limericks For many years she lamented back pain, Trips to the doctor, her power did drain, She accepted with worry, Tests, pills, shots and surgery, Only stopping when there was nothing to… Read more »

September’s Lecture Features Dr. Mark McFarland Speaking about Spine Conditions

Find Relief for Back, Neck, and Limb Pain: Effective Treatments for Pinched Nerves, Slipped Discs and Spinal Stenosis – presented by Dr. Mark McFarland Join Dr. Mark McFarland as he discusses both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for common conditions of the spine. Learn about Epidural Steroid Injections, a very common and effective non-surgical treatment… Read more »

OSC Closed on Monday, September 4, for Labor Day Holiday

Yes, it is that time of year when the folks in Tidewater say goodbye to summer and hello to school, football and the beauty of autumn leaves.  However, we have one last weekend of summer to enjoy! Please be advised that OSC will be closed for Labor Day, Monday September 4, to allow our physicians… Read more »

Top Five Most Common Sports Injuries

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Weekend warriors are people who participate in an activity (usually a sport) only in their spare time. These folks often sustain injuries because of a lack of consistent and sustained conditioning. After a mostly sedentary work week, 36-hole golf weekends and end zone catches can bring on a sports injury,… Read more »