Dr. Velyvis and the Future of Knee Replacement

By |2019-04-08T11:13:02-04:00April 8th, 2019|Blog|

We recently announced the addition of Dr. John Velyvis to our Sideline team, an accomplished Orthopedic Surgeon coming to us from sunny San Francisco and Daly City, California.  Dr. Velyvis has a unique background, having received a degree in biomedical engineering from Harvard University prior to receiving his M.D. from Columbia University. This puts him [...]

National Student Athlete Day: It Takes a Team

By |2019-04-04T14:12:22-04:00April 4th, 2019|Blog|

Student athletes face unique challenges, balancing coursework with rigorous training and game schedules. Coaches, friends, teachers, and family form the team behind the athlete, providing critical support both on and off the field. They play an important role in making sure an athlete is safe and healthy. To celebrate National Student Athlete Day, we’ve prepared [...]

Ankle Ailments: Symptoms of an Ankle Injury

By |2019-04-04T13:41:03-04:00March 31st, 2019|Blog|

Our feet and ankles undergo a lot of stress. As such, ankle injuries are some of the most common we see here at Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Let’s talk about four common injuries, their symptoms, and how we can help heal.   Ankle Sprains The bones of your ankle and feet are held together [...]

Stressed About Stress Fractures

By |2019-03-15T09:15:42-04:00March 15th, 2019|Blog|

We see our fair share of injuries throughout our days at Sideline. If we bet candy on which injuries we would see on any given day, anyone betting on stress fractures, would get more loot than on Halloween! One of the most common injuries we see, especially in athletes, is stress fractures. If a bone [...]

How Do Broken Bones Heal?

By |2019-02-27T17:38:28-04:00February 27th, 2019|Blog|

Skeletons are more than just decor for Halloween or a biology classroom. Our skeletal system is what makes our bodies durable. From the rib cage and skull protecting our critical organs, to our spine keeping us upright, our bones are a necessary part of our physiological structure. We would, quite literally, be oversized worms without [...]

Community Involvement

By |2019-01-08T15:33:51-04:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|

2018 was an exciting year for us at Sideline Orthopedics and Sports Medicine! We grew from one office to three (yes three!) convenient locations throughout southwest Virginia. You can now visit us in Wytheville and Bluefield, in addition to our Blacksburg office. In October, we celebrated our two-year anniversary and we are so thankful to [...]

What Happens When Your Child is Injured?

By |2018-12-21T15:37:33-04:00December 21st, 2018|Blog|

You’re at home. It’s been suspiciously quiet for quite some time. And then… A shout. A crash. A cry. You know what that means. The last thing you want as a parent is for your child to be hurt. Kids can be pretty resilient; usually when you rush in to make sure everything is okay, [...]

Why We Love Bluefield, Virginia

By |2018-12-06T10:40:49-04:00December 6th, 2018|Blog|

Did you know that we have three offices located around southwest Virginia? It’s true! Our patients can visit our staff in Blacksburg, Wytheville, and Bluefield. We’ve already told you what we love about Wytheville, and Bluefield is next on our list. Here are a few of our favorite things about Virginia’s Tallest Town. College Did [...]

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: