Category: Community

Tips for Staying Physically Fit During the COVID-19 Crisis

Dr. Tom Toothaker

Tom Toothaker, PT, DPT We’re living in challenging times when we’re being asked to stay at home and limit our contact with others.  Those of us who are used to going to the gym to maintain our physical fitness won’t able to do so for the foreseeable future.  But there is good news!  You can… Read more »

New Telehealth Appointments

  Effective immediately, Orthopaedic & Spine Center is offering a Telehealth appointment option for established patients.  Appointments for New Patients, New Problems or appointments requiring injections or x-rays would need to be scheduled as a regular office visit. Patients interested in scheduling a Telehealth appointment should call our main number – 757-596-1900.  You must provide… Read more »

Reducing Your Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  Emily A. Ludwig, PsyD We are living in very uncertain times right now…the news is bad and people around the world are sick with the Coronavirus. We’re now working from home. Our kids can’t go to school, they’re stuck at home with us, can’t see or play with their friends and are going stir-crazy…. Read more »

Pre-Natal Physical Therapy

Victoria Skay, LPTA So you’re having a baby!  Congratulations!  There is so much to do in nine months…pick a name, prepare the nursery, eat nutritious foods, pick out baby clothes, visit a Physical Therapist…what???  That’s right.  Making an appointment with a skilled Physical Therapist might be one of the most important preparations you can make… Read more »

What is “Rhabdo”?  Why does it occur and how is it Treated?

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Is it me or does it seem that folks are working out more these days?  Many are participating in hard core workouts or extreme athletics.  Crossfit®, Rezist, Soul Cycle, Boot Camps, Training Gyms, or gyms that mimic Crossfit®, are popping up everywhere and have helped many thousands of people get… Read more »

Wes’ Wish Toy Drive at OSC

OSC is so proud to be an official drop off location for Wes’ Wish Toy Drive! Wes Pak was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma when he was 5 years old. Wes and his family started Wes’ Wish Toy Drive several years ago because he wanted to give his toys to his friends fighting cancer at CHKD alongside… Read more »

10 Spine Surgeons to Know

A spine surgeon debuting new technology and nine more surgeons to know: Tim Adamson, MD. Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates (Greensboro, N.C.). Dr. Adamson specializes in endoscopic disc surgery, minimally invasive surgery, vascular neurosurgery and acoustic tumors. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville and completed his residency at… Read more »