Category: Orthopedic Surgery

Acute Compartment Syndrome (ACS)

Dr. Burrow demonstrating the knee to a patient

John D. Burrow, DO Orthopaedic injuries that occur during traumatic accidents can be gruesome; however, most are not truly life-threatening. Sometimes, fractures or crush injuries, or even minor injuries, such as those that occur with competitive running, may develop a complication known as acute compartment syndrome or ACS which is a true medical emergency.  In… Read more »

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Mark McFarland, performs the first Lumbar Fusion on the Peninsula using the Medacta My Spine® Patient Specific Navigation System

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Mark W. McFarland performed the first outpatient lumbar fusion on the Peninsula using the Medacta MySpine® patient-specific navigation system. The outpatient surgery on the L4-S1 was performed on a 42-year-old female at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, Va. “I’m delighted to bring this… 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 »