OrthoGeorgia Blog

bone with osteoporosis

December 14, 2022 |

Are Your Bones Healthy? Osteoporosis Risk Factors & Treatment Options

Our bodies constantly change as we age, and our bones are no different.  While we think of bones as the sturdy, unchanging structure of our body, bones are actually active, living tissue. Bones constantly break down weaker tissue and create new tissue to take its place.  As we age, our bone loss may outpace the […]

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jogger holding foot in pain

November 29, 2022 |

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Have you ever experienced stabbing pain in your heel and the bottom of your foot?  It could be plantar fasciitis, one of the biggest culprits of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is usually characterized as a sharp, stabbing pain in the heel and is especially bad during your first steps after sleeping or sitting for an […]

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osteoarthritis in the hand

November 17, 2022 |

Hands On: Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the “wear and tear” form of arthritis we all suffer from as we age. The saddle joint at the thumb base is the most common site of OA, a condition known as basal joint OA or OA of the first carpometacarpal joint. The condition is more common in women, but it is […]

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man holding his wrist

October 27, 2022 |

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If you’ve been dealing with numbness in your hand that wakes you up during the night, you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), a disorder commonly affecting people over 40. While CTS can be painful and worsen over time, you can manage symptoms with several treatment options. In this article, we will examine the basics […]

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older employee working in factory

October 19, 2022 |

Baselines and Care Plans for Our Aging Workforce

The aging workforce encompasses those who continue careers after the age of forty. Every day in the United States, 10,000 Baby Boomers turn sixty-five. It is predicted the majority of the workforce will be over the age of forty in the next five to ten years. As the workforce ages, the need for more descriptive […]

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Harris, Jonathan, MD

October 6, 2022 |

OrthoGeorgia of Warner Robins, GA Welcomes Jonathan S. Harris, MD

OrthoGeorgia of Warner Robins, GA Welcomes Jonathan S. Harris, MD Warner Robins, Georgia – August 2022 – Jonathan S. Harris, MD, is working in our Warner Robins office located at 301 Margie Drive. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Harris, please call (478) 971-1153. Dr. Harris is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the […]

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Yelena Levina, MD

October 6, 2022 |

OrthoGeorgia of Macon, Kathleen and Dublin, GA Welcomes Yelena Levina, MD

OrthoGeorgia of Macon, Kathleen and Dublin, GA Welcomes Yelena Levina, MD Macon, Georgia – September 2022 – Yelena Levina, MD, is working in our Macon office located at 3708 Northside Drive, our Kathleen office located at 2510 Highway 127 and our Dublin office located at 109 Fairview Park Drive Suite B. To schedule an appointment […]

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women playing pickleball

September 27, 2022 |

How to Prevent Common Pickleball Injuries

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the United States, and it’s gaining popularity in Middle Georgia. Macon-Bibb County has dedicated pickleball courts at Tattnall Square Park and John Drew Smith Tennis Center with plans to develop an indoor pickleball center in the “old mall.”   Because of the sport’s growing popularity in our area, it’s […]

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doctor bandaging patient's hand

September 23, 2022 | ,

Common Hand and Upper Extremity Workplace Injuries

Many workplace injuries can be prevented by familiarizing both employers and employees with the most common injuries that occur in certain lines of work, as well as how to possibly prevent them from happening. Most, if not all, jobs require the use of the hands to perform work duties, therefore, upper extremity injuries are some […]

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Personalized Orthopaedic Care in Central Georgia

At OrthoGeorgia, we want to help you live a healthier and more comfortable life by giving those in Macon, Warner Robins, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Dublin, Griffin, and the surrounding areas convenient access to the highest quality care. Whether you have been suffering from a sports injury or a common orthopaedic condition, we will determine the cause of your discomfort and craft a personalized treatment plan to bring you relief. To learn more about our services and our physicians, or to schedule an appointment at OrthoGeorgia, please contact us today.