Category: Dr Boyd Haynes III M.D.

Ultrasound Guidance for Steroid Injections

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD In my last article, I outlined the many uses of Ultrasound (Sonography) as a diagnostic resource for physicians.  In this installment, I will describe how Orthopaedic physicians use ultrasound to guide the steroid injections that we perform on a daily basis in our practice. Steroids get a lot of bad… Read more »

Diagnostic Ultrasound for Orthopaedics

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD You are probably familiar with the use of Ultrasound in medicine.  Many couples have had an ultrasound taken of their child in-utero so that they could find out if their baby was developing normally and know its gender.  This is important, otherwise how would they plan their baby’s gender reveal… Read more »

The Questions Patients Most Often Ask – Is it Going to Hurt?

 Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Physician, I am asked a lot of questions everyday by patients. A lot!  That is a good thing, because I have the answers they need to help them make the best decision about their treatment.  There is a question that I am asked every day, multiple times… Read more »

The Questions Patients Most Often Ask

 Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Physician, I am asked a lot of questions everyday by patients. A lot!  That is a good thing, because I have the answers they need to help them make the best decision about their treatment.  Here is a question that I am asked every day, multiple times… Read more »

Plantar Fibroma

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD The human body, while amazing in structure and function, is prone to getting little lumps, cysts and other small, usually benign growths, especially as we age.  As an orthopaedist, I see patients every day who have these, which we treat conservatively and they eventually resolve.  One of these musculoskeletal… Read more »

Shoulder Impingement

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Shoulder pain can be caused by many factors, such as disease, injury or overuse.  A common problem that I treat in my practice is shoulder impingement, which happens when the bursa or the Rotator Cuff tendon (or both) of the shoulder get pinched or “impinged upon” by the bones… Read more »

The Three Most Diagnosed Forms of Arthritis

By Boyd W. Haynes III, MD The Arthritis Foundation website tells us that there are more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. There are three forms of Arthritis that affect the most people around the world and I will detail those for you, their specific symptoms, what causes them and how they are… Read more »

What is Runner’s Knee and how is it Treated?

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As a Sport Medicine Specialist, I see lots of runners who complain of knee pain.  Although there are many reasons for knee pain, including a torn meniscus, arthritis, a torn ACL, etc., most of the runners I see suffer from Patellofemoral Syndrome – aka, Runner’s Knee.  In this article… Read more »

Congratulations to the Orthopaedic & Spine Center 2016 Top Docs!

Pictured left to right:  Boyd W. Haynes III, MD; John D. Burrow, DO; Jenny L. F. Andrus, MD; Raj N. Sureja, MD; Mark W. McFarland, DO We are delighted to announce that five (5) OSC physicians were named “2016 Top Doctors” by their physician peers in a survey conducted by Coastal Virginia Magazine.  We hope you will… Read more »

Knee Resurfacing, aka Partial Knee Replacement, vs. Total Knee Replacement

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Surgeon, I am often asked to compare and contrast the pros and cons of one surgical procedure over another and to make recommendations for patients regarding which treatment option would be the most appropriate for their certain condition.  This regularly happens when patients with knee pain… Read more »