Monthly Archives: December 2017

Shoulder Pain | Dec 4, 2017

Orthopedic Treats Different Types Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common among Americans with over 200,000 people requiring treatment each year. For those who experience this kind of injury, simple activities become difficult to perform such as extending your arm above your head, putting clothes on, or washing your hair. If you should sustain a rotator cuff injury, it’s important to […]

Education, Health and Wellness | Dec 6, 2017

Healthy Gifts To Give Yourself This Holiday

Instead of waiting until the New Year to announce resolutions that focus on personal health, why not make a proactive effort now? Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are here to help you become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself this holiday.

Accident Prevention, Education | Dec 8, 2017

Common Accident Injuries To Avoid This Winter Holiday Season

No one wants to wind up in the hospital during the winter holidays. Still, accident injuries may be unavoidable depending on the circumstances. To help you enjoy this time of the year with your family and friends, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors offer the following safety recommendations to keep in mind.

Accident Prevention, Education | Dec 11, 2017

Stay Safe During The Holidays With These Winter Driving Tips

The winter holidays presents additional risks for drivers throughout Atlanta. To avoid auto accidents, it’s important for motorists to understand how to approach congested roads, distracted drivers, and slippery conditions. For more information on how to keep you and your family safe this holiday season, check out the following tips provided by our Atlanta Orthopedic […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Dec 13, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Slip and Fall Injuries That Occur While Shopping During The Holidays

If you experience a sudden slip and fall accident, you may be able to walk away from the situation without any pain or noticeable damage. However, many people sustain significant injuries during the winter holiday shopping season as a result of falling on slippery sidewalks or unkept surfaces in retail stores.

Accident Recovery, Education | Dec 15, 2017

Treating Common Injuries That Occur In Shopping Malls

It’s the winter holiday shopping season, and with Christmas less than two weeks away, families are dashing around to pick up last minute gifts. The surge in foot traffic at shopping malls throughout the greater Atlanta region is great for retailers but also creates additional risks for consumers. Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors review some of […]

Hip Pain, Orthopedics | Dec 18, 2017

Why You May Experience More Joint Pain During The Winter

Arthritis is one of the most common causes of disability, affecting over 40 million people throughout the United States. On top of this, close to 25 million children have arthritis, while over 20 million people have osteoarthritis. During the cold winter season, temperature, air pressure, and a general lack of exercise can cause patients to […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Dec 20, 2017

Causes of Chronic Hand Pain and How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help

Your hands consist of sensitive tendons and joints that are exposed to stress each and every day. Performing common tasks like typing on a keyboard or turning a doorknob can gradually deteriorate tissue and cause chronic hand pain. Although such pain can derive from all kinds of sources that range from injuries to degenerative conditions, […]

Knee Pain | Dec 22, 2017

Most Popular Questions Asked About ACL Surgery

ACL tears are extremely painful and often impact the patient’s ability to follow through with their usual obligations. The possibility of needing surgery to repair a torn ACL usually solicits numerous questions and concerns for prospects. Such questions often include whether surgery is the only viable treatment option and how long does it take to […]

Bones, Injuries | Dec 25, 2017

What You Need To Know About Clavicle Fractures

Clavicle fractures make up approximately 5 percent of all fractures treated by Orthopedic Doctors throughout the United States. Most cases affect males, and close to 50 percent of all clavicle fractures occur in children between the ages of four and seven. Also referred to as a broken collarbone, clavicle fractures are caused by blunt trauma […]

Bones, Education | Dec 27, 2017

How Can I Treat My Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis refers to articular cartilage that becomes worn down and creates an environment that makes joint motion painful. Although this condition occurs in various ways, most patients develop it as a result of aging, physical activity, genetics, blunt trauma, and leading a sedentary lifestyle. If you manage Osteoarthritis and are interested in treatment, contact our Atlanta […]

Back Pain | Dec 29, 2017

How To Get Through The Night With Lower Back Pain

Chronic back pain can prevent you from following through with your daily obligations and participating in your favorite activities. Considering the various types of chronic pain that exist, more people suffer from lower back pain than any other condition. In fact, each person will experience some level of lower back pain at some point in […]