On Thursday, November 24, all OrthoVirginia and Ortho On Call locations will be closed.
On Friday, November 25, OrthoVirginia will be closed but our Blacksburg office and most Ortho On Call locations will be open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for urgent orthopedic care.

The Biceps Tendon

What is the Biceps Muscle Tendon Unit? The biceps muscle tendon unit is anatomically located in the front of the… Read More

by Keith W. Lawhorn and M.D.

Kneecap Dislocations

The kneecap or patella is kind of a ‘floating’ bone at the front of our knees. It’s an important structure… Read More

Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Dislocations

Shoulder dislocations are common among the young, active, athletic population. A shoulder dislocation is defined when the humerus, or upper… Read More

Shoulder Problems and How To Treat Them

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and as a result it allows us to do many… Read More

Top Mistakes Made by Athletes Returning from Injury/Surgery

In sports, injuries happen. Whether recreational or competitive and despite preparation, unforeseen circumstances will occur in athletics. Proper training, practice,… Read More

by Austin Johns

Adjusting to Osteoarthritis – Getting Relief Without Surgery

A 53 year old jogger presents with knee pain. His x-rays were consistent with early osteoarthritis. He is very active… Read More

The Hip Labrum: What Is It? What Happens When It Tears? How Are Tears Treated?

OrthoVirginia physician Dr. William Mook gives details about the hip labrum and injuries to it.

The Lunge

People want to feel physically capable. There are certain exercises that translate into feeling more capable during daily living than… Read More

by Austin Johns

Management of Concussions and Post-Concussive Syndrome

Dr. Omar Elkhamra gives details of managing concussions and post-concussive syndrome.

Why Everyone Should Hire A Fitness/Strength Trainer & How To Select The Right One For You

Tips on choosing the right personal trainer for you.

by Austin Johns