Blog Archive

5 Tips to Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery and Keep Your Shoulders Healthy Jun 25th, 2020

When you think about joint problems, your mind probably goes to hips or knees. But there’s another critical joint in your body that can face issues over time: your shoulders. Nearly two million Americans seek medical care for problems with the rotator cuff (the muscles and tendons that attach to...

Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement? May 26th, 2020

When you think of joint replacement surgery, you probably imagine senior patients getting the new joint. But hip replacement surgery isn’t just for the elderly. Instead, it’s a procedure that can bring any person — at any age — a dramatic amount of relief. If you live with chronic hip...

Is Viscosupplementation Better than Cortisone for Knee Arthritis Pain? Mar 18th, 2020

Arthritis anywhere in your body hurts, but when it’s in your knee, it seems like life comes to a halt. Standing, sitting, picking up that thing you dropped on the floor, walking to the car, getting in and out of the car — it’s all an exercise in patience and...

Common Car Accident Injuries Feb 4th, 2020

Even minor car accidents can result in a variety of injuries. Common car accident injuries include whiplash, neck pain, back pain, and soft tissue injuries. Chiropractic care offers a variety of treatment methods for helping you to heal and recover from injuries sustained during a car accident. Whiplash One of the...

Signs That You May Have Dislocated Your Shoulder Dec 3rd, 2019

How the orthopaedic specialists in Manassas and Haymarket, VA, can help with a dislocated shoulder A dislocated shoulder can dramatically disrupt your life, keeping you from doing your daily activities. It can also cause you sudden, extreme pain. If you dislocate your shoulder, it’s important to seek out treatment from an...

Do You Need Physical Therapy? Nov 14th, 2019

Find out when getting physical therapy could benefit your health. Since many people assume that physical therapy is just for those with injuries or certain conditions, you might be surprised to learn that even healthy individuals who aren’t dealing with issues can still benefit from physical therapy. Here’s what you should...

What Is Compression Therapy? Sep 26th, 2019

If you wear socks that gently apply pressure to your legs and ankles, you are practicing compression therapy. Underlying disorders and other various conditions such as chronic vein disease, can reduce blood flow to these areas, and leave your feet swollen and uncomfortable. Compression therapy is a form of wound-care. Socks...

Signs That You May Have Experienced Whiplash Aug 30th, 2019

If you have recently experienced a car accident, you need to be on the lookout for whiplash. An unfortunately common problem caused by a tremendous force of impact, whiplash can cause immense strain on your muscles, tendon, and ligaments. Fortunately, the doctors here at Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists in Manassas...

Have You Experienced Whiplash? Aug 29th, 2019

Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists provide Haymarket and Manassas, VA, patients with the care they need. What is Whiplash? It is the sudden extension or backward movement then forward movement of the spine. This trauma is called cervical acceleration-deceleration (CAD) injury. Whiplash occurs most notable during rear-end or side-impact of car...

Do You Have a Sports Injury? Jul 31st, 2019

As Americans, many of us are very active. Participation in sports continues throughout the lifespan. Do you have a sports injury now, or if you were to incur one, would you know what to do? At Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists in Haymarket and Manassas, VA, our specialists are fellows in...

What the Source of Your Shoulder Pain Could Be Jul 23rd, 2019

Shoulder pain can be more than annoying. Downright debilitating at times, this common orthopedic complaint requires expert diagnosis and treatment. Here at North Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists in Manassas and Haymarket, VA, your team of five board-certified surgeons uncover the reasons for shoulder discomfort and dysfunction. Read on to learn more!...

What Are Shin Splints? Jun 21st, 2019

How the orthopaedic specialists in Manassas and Haymarket, VA, can help you feel better Shin splints is an acutely uncomfortable condition that can impede you from going about your daily life. Fortunately, the doctors here at Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists can help you feel better. With two convenient office locations...

Common Sports Related Injuries Jun 13th, 2019

After a week of sitting at a desk, you may find that your weekend run in the park or tennis match against friends has taken more of a toll on  your body than you thought—in fact, you may even be dealing with a sports injury! Read on to learn about...

What is Causing My Lower Back Pain? May 22nd, 2019

Find out why so many people are dealing with back pain and what we can do to help. Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints that our Manassas, VA, orthopaedic specialists hear about from patients. In fact, lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide and one...

Are You Dealing with Neck Pain? May 6th, 2019

Find out how an orthopaedic specialist can help get your neck pain under control. Neck pain is one of the most common reasons people visit our orthopaedic physicians in Manassas, VA. Whether your neck pain stems from a car accident or the problem has been developing over time, it’s important that...

How Do ACL Injuries Occur? May 1st, 2019

Have an ACL injury? Physical activity is essential for good health, but sometimes, people injure themselves when they play sports. The ACL is a ligament that connects your thighbone to your shinbone. An ACL injury is a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the knee. Symptoms include knee pain, swelling, and instability....

Artificial Joint Replacement of the Finger Apr 16th, 2019

Arthritis is a common condition that attacks the joints of the body, particularly the fingers. When you develop arthritis in your fingers you may be wondering what your treatment options are. After all, dealing with stiff, weak or pained finger joints can make everyday tasks a major challenge. Here’s how our...

What is an Orthopaedic Surgeon? Mar 6th, 2019

Find out if it’s time to turn to an orthopaedic surgeon in Manassas and Haymarket, VA, to treat your pain. We know how much joint and muscle pain can affect your lifestyle, from enjoying your morning runs to being able to play with your children. If you are dealing with joint...

Osteoarthritis of the Hip Feb 26th, 2019

Find out if your hip pain and stiffness could be the result of joint inflammation. If you have osteoarthritis this condition leads to inflammation that damages and causes deterioration to the cartilage. As this cartilage breaks down this results in pain, stiffness and swelling. Over time, osteoarthritis can also cause...

Preventing Youth Sports Injuries Dec 19th, 2018

Children take to sports like fish to water. Almost as soon as they begin to walk, they are chasing balls, swinging sticks and running races against siblings, friends or nobody in particular! From baseball, basketball and football to soccer, wrestling, tennis, hockey and lacrosse--children play all sorts of things that are...

Common Habits Leading to Pain Sep 28th, 2018

While aches and pains will happen to all of us at some point, there are some people who deal with chronic or serious pain day in and day out. Of course, many people don’t stop to think about how certain habits or choices could actually be causing their pain or making...

Welcome to Our Blog! Oct 19th, 2017

There may be no part of your body that undergoes more wear and tear than your feet. Learning how to prevent problems can stop them before they start! At our practice, we know healthy feet makes for a happier life. The goal of this blog is to inform our patients...