Our Orthopaedic Urgent Care Has Specialized Benefits and Providers

2018-03-01T08:31:47+00:00May 1st, 2018|

When you visit Virginia Orthopaedic Direct, you don’t have to worry about seeing a doctor who does not have a working knowledge of orthopaedic issues. While emergency room doctors are excellent emergent care providers, they may not have the expertise you need when seeking emergency urgent care for an orthopaedic injury. Because our providers are [...]

Virginia Orthopaedic Direct Is A Walk-In Clinic For Every Need

2018-03-01T08:24:51+00:00April 1st, 2018|

Virginia Orthopaedic Direct provides walk in orthopaedic and occupational medical services throughout the week and during limited weekend hours as a community provider of convenient, same day orthopaedic care. For those who cannot wait to be seen by an orthopaedic specialist, or for those who suffer pain or injury from weekend athletics or an especially [...]

Virginia Orthopaedic Direct Has Occupational Medical Services Available To Serve You

2018-01-27T10:10:12+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Virginia Orthopaedic Direct, the area’s first and only orthopaedic urgent care facility, also offers Occupational Medical Services. These services are designed with the employer/employee relationship in mind, and are a resource that an employer can take advantage of to help provide a safe work environment. Why Occu-Med? As an employer, you may already know how [...]

Virginia Orthopaedic Direct Featured in OurHealth Roanoke & New River Valley Magazine

2018-01-15T13:45:45+00:00January 10th, 2018|

Did you know that Virginia Orthopaedic has an Urgent Care that is specifically designed for orthopaedic injuries called Virginia Orthopaedic Direct? We sure do! And did you know that Virginia Orthopaedic Direct has been featured in OurHealth Roanoke & New River Valley Magazine? It has! The January 2018 issue of OurHealth Magazine has chosen to [...]

When Do You Need a Cortisone Shot?

2017-12-08T09:31:23+00:00January 1st, 2018|

What Is Cortisone? Cortisone is a steroid produced naturally by your adrenal gland. When your body is under stress, your adrenal gland releases cortisone into your bloodstream to help reduce inflammation. The cortisone that doctors inject into a painful joint is a synthetic version of natural cortisone. Longer-lasting than natural cortisone, synthetic cortisone is injected [...]

New Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant Technology Helps Tendons Heal

2017-11-16T11:19:36+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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 [...]