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Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

Emily A. Ludwig, PsyD As a Psychologist trained to help patients who suffer with the emotional effects of Chronic Pain, I employ a variety of methods to bring healing. Biofeedback is an important self-help tool that patients learn to use whenever they are feeling stressed, painful or otherwise need to reconnect their mind and body…. Read more »

Pre-Natal Physical Therapy

Victoria Skay, LPTA So you’re having a baby!  Congratulations!  There is so much to do in nine months…pick a name, prepare the nursery, eat nutritious foods, pick out baby clothes, visit a Physical Therapist…what???  That’s right.  Making an appointment with a skilled Physical Therapist might be one of the most important preparations you can make… Read more »

OSC Welcomes Kelsey Wood, MSN

Orthopaedic & Spine Center is pleased to introduce Kelsey Wood, MSN, as the newest addition to the OSC Provider team. Kelsey will practice with and assist Dr. Mark McFarland in the office and will provide care and treatment for our patients with spine related conditions . Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from… Read more »

What’s New in the Field of Spinal Fusion Surgery

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Spinal fusion surgery has been the standard of care for treating spinal disorders for the past 120 years.  The basics of fusion surgery include making previously mobile bones in the spine not move anymore.  This is process is similar to that used in other bone fracture surgery.  Originally, bone fractures were… Read more »

OSC Closed in Observance of the Christmas Holiday

The offices of Orthopaedic & Spine Center will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. As always, a skilled and caring OSC physician will be on call, just in case. Call us at 757-596-1900, should the need arise. Our offices will reopen, with regular business hours,… 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 »

OSC will be Closed Monday, May 28, in Observance of Memorial Day

All OSC facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. If you need a prescription refill, paperwork or have a question, please contact our office today, so that we can accommodate your request before the three day holiday weekend. As always, a skilled OSC Physician will be on call, 24/7,… Read more »

Sever’s Disease – A Real Pain in the Heel

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD I recently had an employee tell me that her friend’s grandson had been complaining of horrible heel pain.  She said that he was around 12 years old, played football and that his pain was so bad it caused him to cry and walk around on his tiptoes.  Of course, everyone… Read more »