Tidewater Blog

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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

As told by Brandon Thompson, Administrator of CarePlex Orthopaedic ASC Ambulatory surgery centers—often called ASCs—are innovative medical facilities that focus on providing same-day outpatient surgical care. I am the administrator of...

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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

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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May 31, 2017

Your ankle supports a force about five times your body weight when you walk. Normally, the cartilage in the ankle joint cushions the bones, so walking is painless, something we often take for granted. But as you age, your ankles may develop osteoarth...

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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 03, 2016

Are you one of the many who have are regulars at the crossfit gym and looking at the WOD (workout of the day) but have injured yourself either by overuse or simply gashing your shin? If so take a look at the site below and find out how you can avoid...

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Oct 02, 2016

The Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Orthopaedic Hospitals in the country by Becker’s Review. The hospitals on this list have great orthopaedic programs that have earned considerable recogni...

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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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