The causes and treatments may differ.
Orthopedics | Spine | Sports Medicine | Foot and Ankle | Hand Posts
TPMG provides the full spectrum of spine care with the new TPMG Comprehensive Spine Center (CSC).
Remember, a hand specialist can help you find the best path to recovery.
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain…
To avoid flare-ups, try taking regular breaks and drinking plenty of water.
Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand deformity that may develop as we age.
It’s no secret that for most of us, our hands and wrists are some of the most used parts of our bodies. Our hands help us cook meals, perform jobs, and even make music and art. When our hands and wrists start to fail us, it can be debilitating. However, a specially trained surgeon can [...]
Local medical group, Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group (TPMG), a network of over 220 physicians and advanced practice clinicians in over 75 offices across the Tidewater area, is adding a variety of physicians to Williamsburg and Newport News. The Orthopedics division is expanding with the addition of Shane McGowan, MD, and Nicholas A. Smerlis, MD, FAAOS, [...]
By: TPMG TPMG is proud to announce the expansion of the Orthopedics division with the addition of fellowship trained spine surgeon, Shane M. McGowan, MD, in September 2019. This marks an exciting growth period for the Orthopedics division, as service offerings recently expanded with the joining of fellowship trained hand surgeon, Nicholas Smerlis, MD, FAAOS, [...]
Many of us do not expect to have aches and pains in our hands, but one condition, de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, commonly affects women more often than men. At times called “mommy’s wrist” as the condition frequently occurs in moms with newborns. However, this condition has been described widely across all genders and ages. De Quervain’s [...]