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Keep Your Hips Healthy

Mar 15, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Every year, tens of thousands of people undergo hip replacement surgery. One of the major reasons is the wearing down of the hip joint. This is most often due to the effects of osteoarthritis; however, other health conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, bone tumors and avascular necrosis – a condition that causes loss of bone due to insufficient blood supply – can also lead to problems with the hip joint. Keeping your hips in healthy condition can help you avoid this surgery.

The Top Four Sports Injuries

Mar 05, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Weekend warriors, professional athletes and kids from elementary to high school all have something in common. They are at risk for certain sports-related injuries. Being active is important to your overall well-being. Not only does it keep you in shape, it also helps keep your brain functioning well. As exciting and energizing as these activities can be, there can be a cost in the form of an injury. Different activities lend themselves to certain predictable injuries.

Considerations For Your Back If You Work From Home

Feb 27, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

If you work from home, congratulations. You are part of the 5.2% (according to the recent data from the US Census) of workers in the US enjoying this working situation. The rise in people working from home can be attributed to improved internet connectivity and the demand for flexible working environments.

Athletes Benefitting From Tommy John Surgery

Feb 18, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians offers baseball players and other dedicated athletes with Tommy John Surgery as an option to repair torn ligaments in the elbow. This injury, a torn or damaged ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), commonly affects pitchers in baseball. This procedure was named after Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John. Over half of Tommy John’s career wins came after his surgery.

Facet Joint Injections For Your Chronic Back Or Neck Pain

Feb 05, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Chronic pain of any kind can cause a major disruption to your life and daily habits. When that chronic pain resides in your neck or back it can be debilitating. When you’re taken out of the game (whether it be of life, work or a sport) you need to get back into it as quickly and pain-free as possible. Facet injections are one solution to your chronic back or neck pain.

Osteoporosis And Your Spine

Jan 31, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

If you’re a woman, you are more likely to have something called osteoporosis. If you have osteoporosis it will cause your bones to become weak and brittle. When this happens, a fall can cause a fracture.

Addressing Your Weight In 2019

Jan 21, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

The holidays are over. Did some of your holiday celebrations and festivities find you carrying more weight than usual? As a result of those extra pounds, you may have listed losing weight to the top of your 2019 New Year’s resolutions. If you gained weight and plan to exercise more in 2019, Ortho Sport & Spine would like to remind you of a few important things to remember.

Don’t Become A Statistic While Taking Your Christmas Decorations Down

Jan 09, 2019

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Our team at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians would like to wish you a Happy New Year. We are honored to enter another year serving you and our patients with our cutting edge, minimally invasive techniques designed to get you back to work or to your desired sport.

Holiday Foods That Help Reduce Inflammation

Dec 31, 2018

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Happy holidays from our team at Ortho Sport & Spine. Our desire is to help you have a happy holiday season and celebration by helping you be healthy and pain free. If this season finds you suffering from an injury or infection, your body will release chemicals to help protect it and fight off the harmful organisms. This process can cause you redness, warmth and swelling.

Shoulder Impingement

Dec 19, 2018

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

If you are suffering from rotator cuff damage, there is a good chance it is due to something called shoulder impingement. If you’re wondering what that is, it also one of the most common causes of your shoulder pain. You may also hear it referred to as impingement syndrome or swimmer’s shoulder.

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Keep Your Hips Healthy

Every year, tens of thousands of people undergo hip replacement surgery. One of the major reasons is the wearing down of the hip joint. This is most often due to the effects of osteoarthritis; however, other health conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, bone tumors and avascular necrosis – a condition that causes loss of bone due to insufficient blood supply – can also lead to problems with the hip joint. Keeping your hips in healthy condition can help you avoid this surgery.

The Top Four Sports Injuries

Weekend warriors, professional athletes and kids from elementary to high school all have something in common. They are at risk for certain sports-related injuries. Being active is important to your overall well-being. Not only does it keep you in shape, it also helps keep your brain functioning well. As exciting and energizing as these activities can be, there can be a cost in the form of an injury. Different activities lend themselves to certain predictable injuries.

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