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At the Charlottesville Orthopaedic Center, we are committed to educating the community in all aspects of orthopaedics and medicine in general. We will be updating our blog regularly to inform you of the latest news in orthopaedic technology such as Regenerative Medicine (PRP and Stem Cell) and Minimally Invasive Surgery as well as non-medical topics that affect our lives just as much such as transparency in medicine. Don’t forget to follow us in social media for updates too!

May 8, 2017

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Working for You

When patients come into our office suffering from an injury or chronic issue that requires imaging, we do our very best to keep the process non-invasive. That is, we try to make imaging choices that allow our patients to receive a diagnosis without having to schedule another appointment or visit […]
April 3, 2017

Tennis Elbow: 5 Things You Should Know

Maybe you’ve felt it before…an uncomfortable twinge that comes along with a backstroke while out on the court. Suddenly your outer elbow doesn’t feel great, but you play through the pain. Later that night you go to pick up a glass and ouch – your forearm and elbow hurt! It’s […]
March 1, 2017

Time to Play Ball: Preventing Little League Injuries

It’s almost that time of year again when kids are ready to hit the field and play baseball! It’s one of the most beloved youth sports in the U.S. and around the world and a great way for young people to get out and be active. But like all youth […]
February 1, 2017

All About Hip Fractures

When we hear about someone having a broken hip, we often think of the elderly. It’s true that while many of the over 200,000 cases of hip fractures that occur annually in the U.S. occur in patients over 60, the elderly are not the only ones who can suffer from […]
January 3, 2017
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15 Ways To Avoid Winter Sports Injuries

With cooler weather settling in, a lot of us are thinking about all of the winter sports we miss out on the rest of the year. Who can resist the siren call of the slopes, or the snow-covered hiking trails, beckoning us to leave the house and enjoy a frosty […]