Category: Knee Care

November Community Lecture Features Dr. John Burrow – Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees

Are you suffering from knee or hip pain and need surgery? Community Lecture – Overcoming Arthritis Pain: Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees Join Dr. John Burrow as he discusses treatment options for painful arthritis of the hip and knee. Learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical options for relieving pain and restoring function. MAKOplasty,… Read more »

Dr. Robert Snyder Speaks about Knee Replacement at the OSC May Community Lecture

Chronic knee pain is no joke. Don’t avoid enjoyable activities because of pain and lack of function.  Learn about treatment options at our upcoming lecture! The Perfect Solution for your Knee Replacement: A Custom-made Knee Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for some of the most-commonly seen knee… Read more »

Gout – A Painful Form of Arthritis

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Gout is a common form of arthritis that typically affects the big toe joint; however the ankles, knees, elbows, wrists and fingers can also be affected. The problem occurs when too much uric acid remains in the blood after being processed by the kidneys.  The uric acid forms into thin, spike-like… Read more »

Common Golf Injuries that Occur in the Spring

Boyd W. Haynes, III, MD Ah, springtime!  The weather is warmer, the sun is shining and everything is in bloom.  After being cooped up inside for the several months of cold winter weather we experience every year, Tidewater residents can be expected to head outdoors and start being active again. Unfortunately, as a Sports Medicine… Read more »

The Top Five Musculoskeletal Problems Treated at OSC

  by Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD I have been an Orthopaedic Specialist at OSC since 1999.  During that time, I have seen thousands of patients who have presented with various complaints of pain and dysfunction.  Recently, I was asked to name the top problems for which we treat patients at OSC and the causes for… Read more »

Genicular Nerve Neurotomy for Knee Pain

by Raj N. Sureja, MD As an Interventional Pain Management Specialist, I treat individuals whose pain is not relieved by first line treatment or even surgical procedures. Knee pain can be cause by a wide number of medical conditions, some of which include osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, and chronic knee pain. Besides these conditions, knee… Read more »

Prepatellar Bursitis (Housemaid’s Knee) by John D. Burrow, DC

You may have heard the term Housemaid’s Knee before, but you may not understand that this term applies to the medical condition that can affect anyone whose occupation requires them to spend time on their knees. It is also identified by such distinctive monikers as Nun’s Knee, Carpet-layer’s Knee or Coal Miner’s Knee. Though it… Read more »

How Not to Have Healthy Knees

Dr. Bob Snyder, an Orthopaedic Specialist who regularly treats patients with knee problems, tells us what to do if we DON’T want to have Healthy, Pain-Free Knees: 1. Gain all of the weight you want! 2. Don’t exercise, but if you do, make it a very high-impact form of activity. 3. Don’t ever stretch. 4…. Read more »

How to NOT Ruin Your Knees

by Boyd W. Haynes, III, MD – Orthopaedic & Spine Center Knee Specialist At the Orthopaedic & Spine Center, knee pain is the most common ailment that we see. Knees are a complicated joint – they bear our weight and have many delicate parts to them. They are required to work very hard for us,… Read more »