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3 Common Spinal Injuries from Motor Vehicle Accidents Atlanta, GA

3 Common Spinal Injuries from Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of spinal injuries. These injuries can negatively impact every area of your life. Treatments are available to help you recover and improve your overall quality of life. Here are the three most common spinal injuries from motor vehicle accidents and what you can do about them.…

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How to Treat the Most Common Sports Injuries This Summer

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Anyone who participates in sports activities is highly likely to experience an injury at some point. Knowing how to prevent and treat them can help you spend more time doing the things you love instead of sitting on the sidelines. Here are the most common summer sports injuries and what you can do to treat…

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Exercise is Usually a Good Remedy for Ailing Bones

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When it feels like your bones are suffering from the wear and tear that comes from aging, exercise is probably not the first remedy on the agenda. Feeling sore when walking, running or sitting is not exactly the stuff of inspiration. However, movement is often the best remedy for a host of ailments. The level…

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Are Your Leg Problems an Indication of Bigger Back Problems?

Sometimes the body can betray us when it comes to the root of medical problems. For instance, experiencing pain in the right hip may point toward overcompensating for an issue in the left leg. Similarly, symptoms that you experience in the legs can stem from a primary condition in the spine. A lumbar herniated disc…

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Early Joint Wear and Tear in Non-Athletes

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If you were not a sporty person growing up, the sudden onset of joint pain at a relatively early age likely came as a surprise. There are several other explanations for the deterioration of joints, although some are less obvious than others. From the jobs that people do to genetic makeup, how bones develop and…

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Skip the E.R. and Come Visit Us at Our Urgent Care

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The next time you are faced with an orthopedic emergency, think of Urgent Care before the Emergency Room. Ortho Sports and Spine Physicians offers leading urgent care visits to accommodate their patients in the Atlanta area. With diagnostic technology and imaging on-site, they can handle your injury quicker than waiting hours at the local hospital…

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How To Gain Hip Mobility

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Having strength and flexibility is important for your overall hip health. Hip mobility is essential to the proper full functioning of the hip joint. While the hip joint is meant to be stable, the lack of mobility creates limiting and harmful effects. Stretching You can improve strength and flexibility in your hips, core and legs…

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Preparing for Surgery Day

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More procedures are done in a day surgery outpatient setting these days due to convenience, which contributes to a less stressful overall experience. This option allows our patients who prefer to convalesce after a procedure in their homes instead of the hospital. At Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians, we understand that surgery can be a…

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When the Pain of Reaching Up Gets You Down

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Unless you have had the experience, you have no idea how incapacitating shoulder pain can be. Reaching up can become an impossible feat when shoulder pain is severe. Even mild pain can impact how you perform daily activities. The act of brushing your hair can suddenly become challenging in the presence of shoulder pain. Causes…

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Healthy Food, Healthy Joints

Healthy Food Atlanta GA

At the beginning of the year, millions of Americans embark on a journey of health, vowing to take better care of their body and eat healthy foods. Usually, the majority of people fall off that wagon before the start of spring. Now it is April. How are you doing with your healthy foods intake? Eating…

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