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Dr. Bart Eastwood Has Become Nationally Board Certified!

By | 2018-03-23T16:31:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog|

We are so proud to announce that Dr. Bart Eastwood of Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Blacksburg Virginia has received board certification from the American Osteopathic Association in the field of Orthopedic Sports Medicine! Professional certification in the osteopathic orthopedic sports medical profession is awarded upon recommendation of the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic [...]

How To Find Immediate Relief For Lower Back Pain

By | 2018-02-21T09:09:51+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog|

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons to miss work and leisure activities that are important to us. It is a painful and frustrating experience to suffer from unresolved back pain, and at any given time, 31 million Americans report suffering from pain in the lower back. Causes of Lower Back Pain [...]

Rotator Cuff Injuries and Treatment Options

By | 2018-02-12T09:02:20+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog|

What's a rotator cuff tear? A rotator cuff tear is usually a chronic injury that develops over time, caused by repetitive overhead movements of the arm. That's why it's a common injury in sports like baseball, football, swimming, volleyball, and tennis. However, it can also happen as a result of a fall or sudden forceful [...]

Cascade Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Provided by Sideline Orthopedics

By | 2018-02-15T07:58:58+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Blog|

When you suffer an injury or are recovering from surgery, there are very few non-invasive treatments specifically designed to help heal. Dr. Eastwood of Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine uses a process called “Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy” to augment the healing process. What is it? Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, or PRP, is a non-surgical approach to healing. [...]

Text Head: Your Phone is Hurting Your Health

By | 2018-01-03T13:25:16+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog|

Everyone texts nowadays. Many use it as their sole source of communication.  We've all watched the online videos of people who, while walking down the sidewalk, are distracted by a mobile device and are texting as they go.  While we laugh at the videos of them falling into water or walking into doors, we need [...]

Sideline Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has Earned the Best Bedside Manner Award!

By | 2018-01-03T13:32:07+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog|

Sideline Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has Earned the Best Bedside Manner Award! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Bart Eastwood, DO and Matthew Shortt, PA-C for being honored with the First Place “Best Bedside Manner” award from OurHealth Roanoke & New River Valleys Magazine! For the 11th year in a row, OurHealth Roanoke has polled [...]

Do I Have Frozen Shoulder? Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By | 2017-12-06T09:59:40+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Blog|

Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that typically comes on gradually and goes through 3 specific stages before finally resolving.  Those most at risk for developing this condition are women over the age of 40, or someone who has experienced some type of shoulder immobility due to a stroke, a mastectomy or another shoulder injury. [...]

The Remarkable Process Behind Broken Bone Healing

By | 2017-11-28T11:49:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Blog|

When you think of a broken bone and how it heals, you may envision a cast or possibly even a surgical procedure to stabilize the area. While stabilization of the broken bone is vitally important to proper healing and recovery of full function, the most remarkable work in bone healing is done behind the scenes, [...]

5 Tips for Avoiding Shin Splints on Your Run

By | 2017-10-04T14:16:24+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Blog|

If you are a runner, one of your worst nightmares may be experiencing the pain of shin splints. Shin splints occur when you are running because of the tibia’s increased stress as your foot strikes the ground. Unfortunately, shin splints can lead to stress fractures if you aren’t careful. The best option is to try [...]

Walk-In Clinics are Back at Sideline!

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 4pm
Tuesday & Friday: 1 pm to 4 pm

 The Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic is recommended for: