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Alternative Therapies for Osteoarthritis Atlanta, GA

Alternative Therapies for Osteoarthritis

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Athletes, professional and amateur, are often driven to be the best in their field. After years of performance, body parts can become worn out and health problems can become an issue. Such is the case with those who suffer from osteoarthritis. There are many conservative treatments available to help relieve the discomfort this condition can…

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Band-Aid Back Surgery Could Be Your Solution

Spinal Pain Atlanta GA

So often when people talk about “Band-Aid®” treatments for a health problem, it connotates an inefficient solution for a much larger problem. This is not the case with Band-Aid Back Surgery. This minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is so named because the incision used in the process is so small, it can literally be covered…

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Are You at Risk for an ACL Injury?

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The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is a major ligament in the knee. It is crucial for the stabilization of the knee joint. Your thigh bone and shinbone are connected by the ACL. It prevents the shin bone from moving forward past the thigh bone. Injuries to this ligament are among the most common in…

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Resolve to Keep Your Back Healthy

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Resolutions for better health are often at the top of the list each New Year. And, 2020 will not be an exception as millions resolve to exercise, get in shape, eat healthy and take more time for relaxation. How about resolving to keep your back healthy? A good portion of the population experiences back pain,…

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When You Need Joint Replacement

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Searing pain at every step, and avoiding movement because of it, has a debilitating affect on a person’s life. It is one thing to get slower with age. When that decrease in mobility is due to severe, chronic pain, it may be time to consider joint replacement. Joint Replacement Is Not Only for the Elderly…

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Heavy Lifting? Do It Right!

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Back strain can be a debilitating condition and put you out of commission. Muscle strains are common injuries and can happen in any muscle; however, they are most common in the hamstring muscles, lower back, shoulder and neck. They happen as a result of using fatigued muscles, overusing muscles or using a muscle improperly. Many…

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The Pain of Strain

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The New Year is just moments away. New Year’s resolutions are about to be made, and if you are a player, you probably are one of the millions who resolve to exercise more and lose that extra weight. Good for you. Before you get started, there are a few things you need to know. Get…

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Don’t be Hurt by the Holidays

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Tis’ the season for good times with friends and family, candle lighting, decking the halls, feasting, toasting, eggnog and presents. It is the season of endings and new beginnings. It is a time for joy; at least for most families. During this festive time of year, thousands of people will get hurt and some will…

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Frozen Shoulder Pain? Not Cool!

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Frozen shoulder, a condition affecting the shoulder joint, also known as adhesive capsulitis, causes stiffness and pain. Frozen shoulder often resolves on its own, but it can take from a year to three years to run its cycle of discomfort and pain. Causes of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome The exact cause for developing frozen shoulder syndrome…

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Taking Time to Heal

Atlanta Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

A big challenge facing some injured athletes is that of taking enough time off to heal. Amateurs, high school students and professional athletes have this in common. A painful injury can stop you in your tracks. As long as the pain is sufficient to keep you from returning to the field, you are able to…

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