Musculoskeletal Health

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...

Sciatica: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The number is staggering — more than 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, it’s a leading cause of missed work and the most...

Do You Have Spinal Stenosis?

If you’re over 50, you’ve probably experienced the subtle — and not so subtle — changes that aging can cause in your body. No matter how well you take care of yourself, “natural wear-and-tear”...

Have a Herniated Disc?

Back pain. It’s the worst. All of us have experienced pain and stiffness at one point or another, but how do you know if it’s something more serious? If your pain is not going...

Ankle Pain: Is It a Sprain or a Fracture?

It’s happened to all of us. You’re walking along and then one tiny misstep leads to ankle pain. Whether you were hurt while exercising, playing a sport, or just being “less than graceful,” you’re...

Hip Replacement Surgery: What to Expect

Most people don’t realize how much their hips do for them until they have a hip injury. That one simple joint allows us to perform all our most basic activities — walking, standing and...

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