National Prostate Health Month

Posted: September 8, 2014

September is National Prostate Health Month, drawing attention to a question I get every day: Should I get a PSA test, doc? The primary screening tool used to detect prostate cancer is a blood test that detects prostate-specific antigen (PSA) – a protein that is produced by the prostate gland. There is obviously great value […]

Health News Article- Female Triathletes & Pelvic-Floor Disorders

Posted: August 22, 2014

Article Title: Female Triathletes at Risk of Developing Pelvic-Floor Disorders and Menstrual Irregularities Article Source: Article Review: This health news article detailed research from the Loyola University Health System regarding heightened risks for female triathletes. From the research, it was found that these female athletes typically suffer from: Pelvic-floor disorders Reduced energy Menstrual irregularities […]

Is a Vasectomy a Permanent Choice?

Posted: August 15, 2014

Vasectomy Reversal At Virginia Urology, our team of experts face a wide variety of questions related to men’s health. One question that many of our patients ask is if a vasectomy is a permanent choice? While a vasectomy is considered to be a permanent form of birth control, the procedure can be reversed. This procedure […]

Struggling with Mesh Related Complications?

Posted: August 4, 2014

What is mesh (also known as transvaginal mesh)? Transvaginal mesh is a net-like implant that has been used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in women. Most surgical mesh cleared for vaginal procedures is composed of synthetic polypropylene. This substance remains in your body once placed and does not get absorbed. What […]

New Test for Prostate Cancer Detection!

Posted: July 30, 2014

A new test can better pinpoint trouble spots and lead to a quicker prostate cancer diagnosis. If you’ve every had a prostate exam, you know it’s uncomfortable at best, the new test from UroNav uses a combination of MRI and Ultrasound technology which allows doctors to be more accurate and precise with biopsies. Watch the full […]

Health News Article

Posted: July 22, 2014

Article Title: Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says Article Source: Article Review: At Virginia Urology, we are always following the newest research in the urology field. Through this health news article, urinary incontinence is being studied to find if there are new ways to strengthen weak urethra muscles. Stress incontinence typically occurs […]

Understanding Pelvic Prolapse

Posted: July 15, 2014

What Is Pelvic Prolapse? While the term “pelvic organ prolapse” might sound technical, it is more simply known as weakening of the pelvic floor. The muscles and ligaments that comprise the pelvic floor include the bladder, rectum, uterus, and vagina. When the muscles of the pelvis weaken, the pelvis structures can in-turn descend into the […]

Vote Now – Our Health Magazine Bedside Manner Award!

Posted: July 7, 2014

Help support Virginia Urology by casting your vote. Virginia Urology is nominated for OurHealth magazine’s Bedside Manner Award! Visit our voting page through July 15th. The 2014 Annual Best Bedside Manner Awards, presented by OurHealth magazine and CBS6 in Richmond, honors medical providers who are voted by the local community for their kindness, empathy and […]

Third Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament


July 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM The Prostate Cancer Educational Institute of Virginia, 501-c-3 Sponsorship Levels: Your generous sponsorship allows for the PCEIVa to operate and to provide support for those who need our assistance. A Tournament Sponsorship provides adequate funds to develop and maintain our website for a year. This has been our primary […]

Health News Article- Soccer and Prostate Cancer

Posted: June 22, 2014

Article Title: Men with Prostate Cancer Can Benefit From Playing Football, Study Finds Article Source: Article Review: Through this health news article, just in time for the World Cup, researchers have found that prostate cancer patients have experienced benefits from playing soccer (football).  With this study, the focus group was men that averaged 67 […]