Tag: OSC

The Role of the Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant at OSC

Frederick Wintermantel III, LPTA Physical Therapy is an important part of the treatment plan for many of the Orthopaedic and Pain Management patients seen daily by the physicians at OSC.  These patients may have a sports-related injury, may have been injured at work or maybe suffering from the aches and pains associated with arthritis.  Whatever… 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 »

Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

  Tennis Elbow? But I Don’t Even Own a Racquet!   Robert J. Snyder, M.D.   The term “tennis elbow” is misleading because most times a diagnosis is not related to leisure or sports activities. Tennis elbow presents when patients overwork the tendons with repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. Patients who often suffer… Read more »

Updates on Viscosupplementation to Treat Symptomatic Knee OsteoArthritis

by Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD Recently, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) updated their Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.  In general, the CPG’s are recommendations from the AAOS on the treatment of certain diseases which are based on the published clinical research.  The published literature is evaluated… Read more »

Jeffrey Carlson, MD Speaks About Spine Conditions – May 21st at 7:00 PM, at OSC

    “Effective Treatments for Pinched Nerves, Slipped Discs and Spinal Stenosis”    In this interactive discussion, Dr. Carlson will highlight both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for the some of the more commonly seen conditions of the Spine.   Dr. Carlson will show video snippets of actual surgical procedures and explain those procedures in detail.   Learn about the latest… Read more »

Registering on the New OSC Patient Portal

In our last blog installment, we told you about our new and improved Patient Portal, as well as let you in on the features and benefits that are now available.  In this blog post, we will detail exactly how you go about registering for the portal.  It’s free and easy to do! Step #1 –… Read more »

Dr Raj Sureja Interventional Pain Management Physician

Dr Raj Sureja is a fellowship trained, interventional pain management physician here at Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Newport News VA. His practice focuses upon using state of the art medical techniques to improve quality of life and pain reduction, particularly spinal pain and disorders of the spine. Dr Sureja employs minimally-invasive medical procedures, including epidurals… Read more »

Dr Jeffrey Carlson M.D. Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Introducing Dr Jeffrey Carlson M.D.  Managing Partner of OSC, Chief of Surgery at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Newport News VA Dr. Jeffrey Carlson M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of spine disorders and injuries. Dr. Carlson is the managing partner of Orthopaedic & Spine Center and is the Chief… Read more »

Cause and Treatment of Golfer's and Tennis Elbow

   Dr Robert Snyder, Orthopaedic Specialist with Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Newport News VA   Dr Bob Snyder deals with two common conditions of the elbow, which typically present as tenderness and pain, either on the inside of the elbow (Golfer’s Elbow)  or on the outside (Tennis Elbow). In both cases the site of… Read more »

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

 Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr. Marty Coleman on Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty OSC’s Dr. Marty Coleman explains how using reverse total shoulder replacement technology, better results can be obtained for patients, including increased range of movement, reduced pain and reduced recovery times. Traditional shoulder replacement involves replacing the natural bone and socket of the shoulder… Read more »