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Many patients who would benefit from a total hip replacement are still unaware of how much the surgery has changed in recent years. The continuous evolution of less invasive surgical techniques and safer, more durable implants has increased the benefits of this procedure both for younger, more active patients and the traditional older population – an age range of anywhere from 40 to 90-plus years.
The Arthritis Foundation is partnering with Committee Chair, Todd Rauchenberger, at Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Inc to host our inaugural Beef, Bourbon, and Blue’s event with proceeds benefiting the Arthritis Foundation.
ooking back, I’ve had trouble with my left knee since high school. I was a basketball player, and I remember straining it during a game. I probably had a partial tear in my meniscus, but I didn’t tell anybody.
Dr. Wright will answer your questions about joint pain and the solutions that are offered.
News: From Army Airborne to Athletic Orthopedics to Academic Expert- A Look Back at Dr. Romash’s Remarkable Career
On December 31st the SMOC staff won’t just be saying “good-bye” to 2018, but also to our friend, co-founder and distinguished colleague, Dr. Michael Romash. Dr. Romash will be starting his well-deserved retirement as the new year begins, but we want to take a moment to look back at his multi-faceted and impressive career.
It is so wonderful around the holidays to see people helping those in need in their own communities. We are thrilled to see one of our own patients, Mrs. Alice Jones, as the recipient of one of these good deeds.
Press Release: (SMOC) Chesapeake Facility Takes Home Top Commercial Real Estate and Interior Design Awards
Chesapeake, Virginia November 28, 2018 — Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center (SMOC), a leading orthopaedic independently owned physician medical group in Hampton Roads, received accolades from the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) and the Virginia Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Each year, the Arthritis Foundation hosts the Jingle Bell Walk/Run 5K, one of the longest-standing holiday-themed runs in the country. The event is a chance to raise awareness for and support those with arthritis while decking out in your festive holiday attire.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that affects more than 50 million Americans. This common type of degenerative arthritis can lead to pain, swelling, and even deformity of joints. Osteoarthritis most commonly affects the knees, hips, ankles, shoulders, and fingers. The cause of this disease is multifactorial, but has a clear genetic or familial link.
The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces.