Category Archives: Sheltering Arms Doctors

Sheltering Arms lends Habitat for Humanity a hand during APTA Conference

Last week while the APTA was in New Orleans, leaders had the opportunity to participate in a service project working with Habitat for Humanity in the 9th Ward.  APTA put together a video of the project and two of our wonderful SA leaders – Katherine Baucom and Alison Seger of Sheltering Arms – are interviewed in the video.


Giffords Shooting – Dr. Silver Interviewed As Local Expert

Sheltering Arms in the News in the New Year

Dr. Hawkins is interviewed by WRIC-TV reporter Amy Lacey.

Dr. Hawkins is interviewed by WRIC-TV reporter Amy Lacey.

Tune into WRIC Channel 8 on Monday, January 4th! Sheltering Arms Medical Director, Dr. Hillary Hawkins, will be featured in the Medical Minute segment during the 6:00 News with important information about osteoporosis and bone fracture prevention.

Also, on Sunday, January 24th at 6:30 a.m., you can catch a 30-minute radio interview with Sheltering Arms personal trainers and fitness members on Big Oldies 107.3. They will be talking about getting off to a healthy start in the New Year and what makes the Sheltering Arms pool/fitness center a great place to get in shape! They will also discuss the FREE fitness evaluations Sheltering Arms is offering in January. You won’t want to miss it!

New Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doc at Sheltering Arms

littauaSheltering Arms is very pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Maria Christina (Christy) Littaua to our physician team.  Dr. Littaua has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of the Philippines and received her medical degree from the University of the East.  She subsequently completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; and was employed in a PM&R practice in Pittsburgh for two years prior to joining Sheltering Arms.   She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

Dr. Littaua provides inpatient PM&R consultation services at acute care hospitals throughout the area, and she sees outpatients at the Sheltering Arms Physician Clinic on Maple Avenue.  Her areas of clinical expertise include rehabilitation of orthopedic conditions, such as post-operative joint and back care, rehabilitation of neurologic conditions such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury and neurodegenerative disease, amputee management, and women’s health.  She also performs electrodiagnostic studies (EMG-NCV) to diagnose various nervous system disorders.

In addition to her clinical interests, Dr. Littaua enjoys spending time with her husband and son.  She also enjoys swimming, photography, music and travel.

Sheltering Arms Adds New Doctor

aaronjones-smallThere’s a new face at Sheltering Arms!  We’re very excited to announce the addition of Aaron Jones, M.D. to our team of physicians. Dr. Jones received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and completed his Medical Degree and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency with VCU Health System. He also has experience evaluating and treating patients in the urgent care setting.

Currently, Dr. Jones sees patients at Sheltering Arms Hospital in Hanover, and at the Sheltering Arms outpatient clinics in Hanover and on Maple Avenue. He has particular expertise in the following areas:

Stroke Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Treatment and Management of Sports Injuries
Treatment and Management of Acute and Chronic Back Pain and Extremity Pain
Electrodiagnostics (EMG studies)
Amputation Management

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jones, or any of the Sheltering Arms physicians, call (804) 764-1001 or toll-free 1-877-56-REHAB.