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May 29, 2018

My name is Teck-Seng Kwa and I am a 58-year-old systems engineer contractor at NASA Langley Research Center. I have lived on the Peninsula for almost 30 years. I was mowing my lawn back in 2012, and afterward, I noticed my knees started hurting. At...

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May 29, 2018

Throughout his middle school and high school years, Jaden Barnes loved playing football. As he grew, it became clear that he had the athleticism, drive, and maturity it takes to become a NCAA Division I athlete. Entering his junior year at Grafton Hi...

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May 29, 2018

At 82 years old, some people wonder how I continue to play tennis. In the summer of 2014—and the years since—I have found that a good orthopaedic surgeon is like a good doubles partner: it takes skill, trust, and a common goal to get the victory. On...

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May 29, 2018

I hadn’t been bothered by my spinal stenosis in years. That is, until last summer. In June of 2016, I noticed my big toe on my right foot started becoming numb. I didn’t think much of it, but when it started spreading up my leg, I became concer...

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May 29, 2018

Through 60 years of marriage, raising three children, and going back to get my GED so I could work full time when my husband became ill and was no longer able to work, pain never stopped me from doing the things I set my mind to. At some point, you l...

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May 29, 2018

As a heavy equipment operator, I am used to stiffness and soreness in my body. There have been times I have ignored the pain, but my most recent experience reminded me why it is so important to get any pain or abnormalities checked by a doctor. What...

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May 29, 2018

Dr. Colin Kingston, knee and sports medicine surgeon at Tidewater Orthopaedics, was the area’s first surgeon to perform a joint replacement procedure in an ambulatory surgery center, and he is now offering outpatient total knee replacements a...

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Oct 03, 2016

Dr. Michael Higgins is the first Orthopaedic surgeon in Virginia to use the Navio robotic system to perform partial knee replacements. He is performing this cutting edge technology at the Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex. Blue Belt reaches 1...

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Oct 03, 2016

For patients with large rotator cuff tears who have developed a complex type of shoulder arthritis called “cuff tear arthropathy”, a conventional total shoulder replacement may result in pain and limited motion.  Reverse total shoulder repl...

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Oct 02, 2016

Tidewater Orthopaedics would like to welcome Paul B. Maloof, MD to Hampton Roads and our practice. Dr. Maloof comes to the area after completing his fellowship training in Foot & Ankle surgery at Duke Univiersity. Duke is known as a pionee...

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