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OrthoVirginia has announced that the Virginia Institute for Sports Medicine (VISM) will join the practice effective Jan. 1, 2019.   OrthoVirginia is headquartered in Richmond and is the state’s largest provider of  musculoskeletal
By: Paul J. Switaj, MDWhat is Posterior Impingement?Posterior ankle impingement syndrome causes pain in the back of ankle. It typically occurs in a position of forced plantar flexion (foot pointing downwards). Push-off maneuvers, particularly with
Dr. William "Billy" Andrews in the Lynchburg office has been selected for the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation's Salute to Service Award for Outstanding Service to the International Community for his work with Kids First
By: Austin G Johns CSCS CES HC OrthoVirginia Director, Post-RehabilitationSports fall upon this continuum depending upon the rigor, force, substrate, equipment, and physical application of the activity. Swimming, for instance, requires an extreme
By: Paul J. Switaj, MDThe Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. As the tendon moves toward the heel, the fibers rotate, giving it greater mechanical resistance, but creating an area with poor blood supply which may makes
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