Category: Dr Jenny Andrus MD

Preparing for Your Interventional Pain Management Appointment

Jenny L. F. Andrus, MD Chronic Pain is a difficult burden for patients to bear and especially when dealing with doctor appointments.  Because many chronic pain patients have seen multiple doctors, taken many different prescriptions and even have had multiple surgeries, the idea of seeing yet another doctor may be almost unbearable. Even more so… Read more »

Introducing the 2018 OSC Top Docs!

  We are delighted to introduce the 2018 OSC Top Docs, chosen by Hampton Roads physicians who participated in an annual survey conducted by Coastal Virginia Magazine.  Congratulations to all! From left to right: Raj N. Sureja, MD – Interventional Pain Management & Regenerative Medicine Mark W. McFarland, DO – Spine and Regenerative Medicine Jenny L.F…. Read more »

January’s Community Lecture Features Dr. Jenny Andrus – Effective Treatments for Pain Peripheral Neuropathy

Does the tingling and burning pain of peripheral neuropathy limit your life? Peripheral Neuropathy can be caused by diabetes, viruses or auto-immune diseases. Join Dr. Jenny Andrus as she discusses how to decrease pain and tingling in the limbs and improve function, often without the use of habit-forming narcotics. Learn about pain management procedures that… Read more »

Breathing Techniques for Natural Pain Relief

Jenny L. F. Andrus, M.D. Purposeful relaxation calms the mind, decreases stress hormones, relaxes muscles, reduces blood pressure, and may elevate your sense of peace and well-being. That sounds amazing, right? For many of us, especially those living with chronic pain, it might be challenging to learn deep relaxation in order to appreciate all of… Read more »

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s 2017 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 »

Electromyography (EMG)

by Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic procedure that is used to reveal the health or dysfunction that exists in nerves, muscles or in how the two communicate with each other.  The motor neurons are the specialized nerve cells that transmit information from the brain to the muscles.  Because these motor neurons… 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 »

August Lecture Topic: Managing Pain from Peripheral Neuropathy: Treatment Options for a Better Life

Come to OSC for our August 2016 Community Lecture Series!   Peripheral Neuropathy can be caused by diabetes, viruses or auto-immune diseases. Join Dr. Jenny Andrus as she discusses treatments effective for decreasing pain, tingling, burning and numbness in the limbs and improving function.  You may find that the best pain relief options often do not require the… Read more »

What is Nociceptive Pain?

by Jenny L. F. Andrus, MD How do you describe pain?  When I talk to my patients about pain, they may use descriptions like stinging, burning or throbbing, dull or sharp, intermittent or constant.  They may tell me to envision a cartoon where some character gets bopped over the head or smashes a finger and… Read more »