New Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant Technology Helps Tendons Heal

2017-11-16T11:19:36+00:00 November 16th, 2017|

Virginia Orthopaedic is excited to announce that our practice is one of the first in Southwest Virginia to treat patients suffering from rotator cuff disease using the Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant– a new technology that helps tendons heal through the induction of new tissue growth, potentially helping patients resume normal activities quicker than traditional treatment [...]

Arthritis Care for Your Longterm Health

2017-10-16T14:31:45+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

One of the leading causes of disability in the U.S. is arthritis, affecting more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children. It is a highly complex disease with multiple symptoms that make finding relief difficult.  While there is no one size fits all cure for arthritis, with proper care it is possible to manage the [...]

Lifelong Exercises to Combat Osteoporosis

2017-08-29T09:11:08+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

Exercising for Bone Health What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition in which our bones lose density and become fragile. It can be prevented through exercise and regular physical activity. Exercise is vital at any age for healthy bones, and it is especially important to exercise as we age in order to maintain bone density. [...]

Virginia Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Jeremy Smalley

2017-08-30T11:17:18+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Meet our new provider, Dr. Jeremy Smalley! The team at Virginia Orthopaedics in Salem, VA happily welcomes new provider Dr. Jeremy Smalley. Dr. Smalley earned his Medical Doctor from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed a Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institute in Baltimore, MD. Dr. [...]

Postural Corrections and Gentle Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain

2017-08-21T10:04:21+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Lower back pain, technically known as lumbar pain, affects nearly everyone at some point. The lumbar spine, extending from the lower ribs to the tailbone, is one of the most common sources of discomfort for American adults. The numerous causes of lumbar pain our spine specialists diagnose and treat at Virginia Orthopaedic include: Sudden movements [...]

The Long Term Benefits of Physical Therapy

2017-06-25T08:10:56+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

Most orthopedic surgeons will tell you that the most important part of recovery is physical therapy. The long term benefits of physical therapy after an orthopedic injury or surgery show that physical therapy is a necessary step for anyone who has been down for any period of time. Range of Motion The most common complaint [...]

Repairing a Torn Rotator Cuff

2017-08-21T10:06:33+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

What Is a Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is formed by a group of four muscles which come together as tendons, forming a “cuff” over the head of the upper arm bone, or humerus. This cuff helps to lift and rotate your arm and stabilize the ball of the shoulder within the shoulder joint. At [...]

Sports Injuries: Is It a Sprain or a Strain?

2017-08-21T10:09:36+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

If you have ever played sports, you have probably heard the terms "sprain" and "strain." It is quite easy to confuse the two, especially since they share such similar names. The truth is that they are quite similar except for the fact that they involve different body parts. In the event of a severe sprain [...]


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