There is a little known muscle known as the psoas. You pronounce it “SO-as.” It’s surprising how so few people have ever heard of this muscle due to the fact that it is so vital to all movements. Almost all activities and sports that you participate in require the recruitment of your psoas muscles.
William Sutlive, MD
- Sports Medicine
Areas of Expertise
- Non-Surgical Orthopedics
- Sports Medicine
Dr. William Sutlive is a board certified physician who specializes in sports medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. For over 30 years his focus has been helping athletes and providing treatment for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Using the latest innovative techniques, Dr. Sutlive is able to provide evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for all kinds of sport and non-sport related injuries. Some of these include: sprains, strains, tendinitis, broken bones, fractures, joint pain, muscle pain, and spine related injuries.
Dr. Sutlive is a Georgia native born in Augusta and raised in Savannah. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, and his medical doctorate from the Medical College of Georgia. He then completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Georgia Baptist Hospital. Throughout his career, Dr. Sutlive has served many roles in the medical community, but always found his passion was sports medicine. He was the team physician for the Atlanta Ruckus professional soccer team and practice industrial medicine for General Motors, treating assembly line workers and professional race car drivers. Dr. Sutlive is a current member of the American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Boy Scouts of America, and the Georgia Youth Soccer Association.
Dr. Sutlive enjoys spending time with his family, and has four very ambitious children. During his free time he his hobbies are fishing and working out. He takes extreme pride in his profession and family and loves them both very much.