Tag: Knee Surgery

When is Knee Joint Revision Surgery Necessary?

John D. Burrow, DO As a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Adult Joint Reconstruction Specialist, I perform joint replacement surgeries of the knee and hip AND joint revision surgeries for both.  Knee replacement is a very effective way of treating painful arthritis in the knees and close to 800K are performed in the United States each year.  This… 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 »

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD – Community Lecture – Traditional vs. Computer-Matched Knee Replacement

Have you been told you need a knee replacement, but you aren’t sure what implant is the right choice for you? Join Dr. Jeffrey Carlson as he compares and contrasts traditional knee replacement to the more technologically-advanced knee replacement systems available today. Learn how surgeons can use MRI or CT images of the patient’s pre-surgical… Read more »

OSC's Dr Haynes Successfully Performs Our First MAKOplasty Surgery

  ORTHOPAEDIC & SPINE CENTER NOW OFFERING MAKOPLASTY® KNEE RESURFACING   Robotic-Arm Technology Enables a New Level of Precision in Partial Knee Resurfacing (March 1, 2013, Newport News, VA) – Yesterday, Boyd W. Haynes III, MD, performed a MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing Procedure at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, VA. This surgery… Read more »

How Can I Make My Knee Stop Hurting?

  A community lecture by OSC specialist, Dr Robert Snyder     Dr Snyder takes us through the anatomy of the knee, and how the knee develops and is affected by age from infancy to senior years. The lecture also shows how we lose our natural ability to heal and repair damaged cartilage (which leads… Read more »

Minimally-Invasive Knee Surgery by Dr Robert J Snyder MD

Arthroscopic knee surgery as an outpatient procedure by Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr Robert J Snyder MD Arthroscopic knee surgery is almost always done as an outpatient procedure, unless the patient has other medical conditions that may predicate their being admitted to the hospital for post-surgical monitoring for a longer period.  I will have the… Read more »

MRI Scanning and Knee Pain Diagnosis

Dr Robert J Snyder MD of Orthopaedic & Spine Center Outlines the Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology for Diagnosing Knee Problems In my previous posts, I have discussed knee pain, what conditions or injuries cause it, at home treatments for knee pain and what steps I take to treat knee pain conservatively.  In… Read more »

Treatment of Knee Pain by Dr Robert Snyder MD

Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr Robert Snyder Shares His Insights into Treating Knee Pain In my last post, I provided some background about Knee Arthroscopy and the injury and illness that may cause someone to need this type of surgery.  In this post, I am going to outline the examination and non-surgical treatment process for… Read more »

A Guide to Arthroscopy

OSC Outlines what Arthroscopy is in Plain Language Call (757) 596-1900 for an Arthroscopic Consultation Arthroscopy comes from the medical prefix Arthro, meaning “joint”, and the suffix scopy, meaning “to see” or “observe”.  Hence, arthroscopy literally means “seeing the joint”. Arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure that allows Orthopaedic Surgeons to visualize interior joint structures without… Read more »