Musculoskeletal Health

Emory Study Finds Achilles Rupture Is Not a Sports-Ending Injury

No athlete – professional or recreational – is happy when they’re sidelined with an injury. That’s particularly true when the injury is thought to be career-ending, like an Achilles tendon rupture. Fortunately, researchers from...

One Patient’s Story: Why Connection Matters in Orthopedic Telehealth

Junko Horvath, a certified financial planner at Fujiyama Wealth Management, is active and enjoys getting outside and exploring nature. So, when she injured her knee a few months ago on a hike, she quickly...

Getting Back to What Matters Most: One Patient’s Hip Replacement Story

You know that feeling of walking on rocky asphalt without shoes? Sort of a sharp, crunchy sensation? That's exactly how Nicole Brien described the pain she was feeling, except this pain was deep in...

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Improving Outcomes, Faster Recovery

Many of the 56 million Americans who experience back pain will not require surgery to address their condition and relieve pain. Non-invasive treatments, such as physical therapy, medication, or injections, can address their symptoms....

Is it Time for Total Knee-Replacement Surgery?

Daily activities can put a lot of stress on your joints. Your knees, especially, take the brunt of the wear and tear. Over time, the cartilage (tissue) that protects the bones in your knee can...

Calling All Weekend Warriors: Prevent Injury with Expert Advice

Across Georgia (and most of the country), weekend warriors are suiting up on the basketball court, soccer pitch, baseball diamond or football field. These men and women are enjoying recreational sports – and the...

Beginning an Exercise Routine

For people of all ages, regular exercise is one of the best ways to stay healthy. It can slow the aging process, lengthen your life and improve brain health. If you don’t have a...

Hip Pain: Easing Discomfort with Proven Solutions

Hip pain can severely affect your independence, your lifestyle, your job, and more. With pain reaching unbearable levels, a bum hip can level the toughest among us. It Might Not Be Your Hip “One of the...

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