Category: News and Events

Boutonnière Deformity – Robert J. Snyder, MD

Boutonnière (buttonhole) deformity happens when an injury occurs to the tendons that allow a person to straighten the middle joint of their finger. Although several tendons operate the joints of the finger, the one that runs along the top of the finger is the one that must be impaired for this condition to occur. This… Read more »

Overcoming Fear and Anxiety about Your Upcoming Surgery

Let’s face it…no one alive on this planet wants to hear the words “You need surgery and you need it now!” I am an Orthopaedic surgeon who has performed thousands of complex surgeries on patients of all ages during my career. I understand the benefits and risks of surgery better than 99.9% of the population…. Read more »

Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

Once you have spoken with a specialist and decided that orthopedic surgery is the best option for your condition or musculoskeletal condition, choosing a surgeon and a hospital to have the procedure done at, is the next step. This is an extremely important part of the process. Doing some research and finding a specialized surgeon… Read more »

Surgery Isn’t Always the Answer

Every patient is different, as is their pain and their needs for treatment. Surgery may not be right for you or your condition.  Being educated on all possible courses of treatment is not only encouraged by doctors, but required by many insurance companies. Orthopaedic and Spine Center’s free guide Surgery Isn’t Always the Answer explores… Read more »

March Community Lecture Features Dr. Boyd Haynes

2015 & Beyond: The Best Options for Hip and Knee Replacement The future of Joint Replacement is here! Join Dr. Boyd Haynes for an informative discussion on the newest technologies for hip and knee replacement, including MAKOplasty, Jiffy Hip (Direct Anterior Hip Replacement), Computer-Navigation, partial knee replacement and more. Dr. Haynes will also discuss the… Read more »


NEWS RELEASE Contact: Shannon Woods, Director of Marketing Orthopaedic & Spine Center (757) 596-1444 ext. 368 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWPORT NEWS, VA. (February 25, 2015) ORTHOPAEDIC & SPINE CENTER BECOMES FIRST NEWPORT NEWS FC TITLE SPONSOR Orthopaedic and Spine Center is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year formal agreement for title… Read more »

Did you Know OSC has a Drive-Thru Window?

No, you can’t get fries with that paperwork you are dropping off or order a chocolate milkshake to go with that prescription that you are picking up, but it’s true, OSC does have a drive-thru window for your convenience. You might be asking “Why in the world does my Orthopaedic & Pain Management physician office… Read more »

Ten Tips for Having a Great New Patient Appointment at OSC

There is a first time for everything…a first kiss, a first ride on a rollercoaster or a first visit to the DMV office. While these “firsts” can be exciting, memorable or traumatic, we want your first visit to Orthopaedic & Spine Center to be an enjoyable experience that goes very smoothly from start to finish…. Read more »

Dr. Mark W. McFarland Is First Surgeon to Implant SpineFrontier’s® New LES® P-LIFT® Interbody Cage

Dr. McFarland successfully implants SpineFrontier’s® new LES® P-LIFT® Interbody Cage and believes it provides less invasive procedure with better results for his patients. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) February 08, 2015 Orthopaedic & Spine Center ( announced today that Dr. Mark W. McFarland was the first surgeon to implant SpineFrontier’s® LES® P-LIFT® Interbody Cage. The operation… Read more »