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When Your Spine Is Not Fine

Posted on behalf of Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeon

Man Holding Lower Back in PainOrtho Sport & Spine offers the most advanced options available for spinal treatments. We have double board certified spinal surgeons on our team; fellowship trained specialists that use the latest techniques for superior surgical results. When you have issues with your spine it can compromise a large variety of other problems for you physically.

The Function of Your Spine

Your spinal cord and your brain are your body’s central nervous system. You can think of it as your brain being your command center and your spinal cord is the highway for messages to be sent by your brain to your body and vice versa. It also keeps you upright and connects the different parts of your skeleton to each other. It also enables you to bend and twist into various positions while providing protection to the spinal cord and spinal nerves.

Your central nervous system helps control your motor functions (voluntary muscle movements), sensory functions (sensations of touch, pressure, temperature and pain) autonomic functions (digestion, urination, body temperature, heart rate and blood pressure).

When Your Spine Is Not Functioning Well

If you have a spinal cord injury or dysfunction it can interfere with a wide range of functions, and it does not have the ability to heal itself. An injury may compromise your ability to walk, breathe or use the restroom without some sort of assistance. Your reflexes may also be compromised, depending on the location of your injury. This can cause further injuries to occur.

If you suffered from a spinal injury, contact our team at Ortho Sport & Spine. We are experts in spinal surgery and also non-surgical options for you. If you have been suffering from pain or dysfunction due to a spinal condition, contact our experienced spinal specialists to perform a comprehensive exam and discuss the options available to give you relief.

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Jules F.

Surgery was a success my left knee is fully functional again. Langer and his staff was very helpful through this entire process they assigned me a top physical therapist Cara which was great at helping me to improve now just up to me to continue to condition myself back to the way I was physically before the injury and hopefully I never have to endure any future injuries that lead to surgery. Overall a great help and experience after surgery was completed. Thank You to Langer and his staff.

Dea'Mario F.

The Morrow location was a great experience for me. The staff was nothing less than perfect to me. I'm glad I chose this location.

Priscilla F.

The staff was great! They were patient, kind and courteous. The doctors were excellent! The doctors took the time to explain and patiently answer any questions I had.

Comanika M.

Everyone was friendly, hospitable and very professional. It was a very positive experience. We worked together for a common goal, getting me better!

Ricky J.

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians are excellent in the work they do. They take their time with each patient and make sure you walk away with an understanding of exactly what you're going through. I have been a patient here twice and I could 100% assure you that you will have a great experience. Further the physicians are very knowledgeable and experienced at what they do. Moreover, the entire staff are welcoming and accommodating to your needs. I work in Entertainment, and have appeared several times on television (Google "David Wells and Ricky Johnson). I recommend and trust Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians.

Mariana D.

Ortho Sport and Spine is a great place to get treated at. The staff is nice and caring. They make you feel like you're their #1 priority and that's great. Great fast service. I highly recommend this facility.

Fredrick S.

Everything was great didn’t have to wait a long time . Everyone was great . As I went to the procedure I told them I was afraid of needles and they went about making the whole visit relaxing for me THANKS !!!!!!!!

Scott D.

This place treated my broken hand after a car accident and they are the very best! Lovely office, attentive staff,responsive doctors and everything was right there on site for X-rays and procedures. Got state of the art custom fitted splint that made life easy and they put my mind at ease.

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