OrthoGeorgia Blog

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October 3, 2023 |

A Primer on Meniscus Tears – Dr. Gregory Lee

What is the Meniscus? There are two types of shock absorbers within the knee: the articular cartilage and the meniscus (two menisci per knee). The articular cartilage is the thin layer of shock-absorbing material that coats the weight-bearing surfaces of a joint and protects the underlying bone. The meniscus is a shock-absorbing structure within the […]

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Dr. Ryan Schnetzer discusses disc replacement

September 20, 2023 | ,

OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Ryan E. Schnetzer, MD, Discusses Disc Replacement

Check out a discussion with orthopaedic spine specialist Dr. Ryan Schnetzer to learn more about disc replacement. He explains this common spine procedure, sharing how one determines if a disc replacement is needed, what the procedure entails, and what recovery from this procedure may look like. To schedule an appointment for comprehensive orthopaedic spine care […]

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Dr. Schnetzer discusses pediatric scoliosis

September 20, 2023 | ,

OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Ryan Schnetzer, MD, Discusses Pediatric Scoliosis

What is pediatric scoliosis? Check out the video above to learn more from Dr. Ryan Schnetzer, including the symptoms of this condition, how it is diagnosed, and the potential treatment options. To schedule an appointment with one of our orthopaedic spine specialists at OrthoGeorgia, contact the office location nearest you today.

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Dr. Schnetzer discusses lumbar degenerative disc disease

September 20, 2023 | ,

What is Lumbar Degenerative Disc & Joint Disease in the Spine? Ryan E. Schnetzer, MD

What is lumbar degenerative disc and joint disease in the spine? OrthoGeorgia orthopaedic spine surgeon Dr. Ryan Schnetzer describes the symptoms, how it’s diagnosed, and how it’s treated through surgical and non-surgical options. Check out the video above to learn more, and contact the OrthoGeorgia office location nearest you to schedule an appointment today!

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golfer experiencing a shoulder injury while golfing

September 6, 2023 |

Sports Medicine: Avoiding Common Golf Injuries

Golf is typically a very safe sport, but underneath the hopefully graceful arc of the golfer’s swing is a complicated series of movements with plenty of potential to cause damage to the arms, shoulders, back, and other parts of the body. Whether it’s caused by improper form, repetitive motion, or just a confluence of unfortunate […]

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August 24, 2023 | ,

OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Spine Specialist, Wayne Kelley Jr., MD, Discusses Cervical Radiculopathy

Check out a conversation with Dr. Wayne Kelley Jr. to learn more about cervical radiculopathy. OrthoGeorgia is proud to provide comprehensive orthopaedic spine care to those in Central GA, along with our wide range of orthopaedic care services. Contact the office location nearest you today to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.

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August 24, 2023 | ,

OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Wayne Kelley Jr., MD Discusses Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Check out the video above to learn more about lumbar spinal stenosis from OrthoGeorgia spine specialist Dr. Wayne Kelley Jr. We are proud to provide our patients with the knowledge and care they need to support proper orthopaedic health. Contact the OrthoGeorgia location nearest you to schedule an appointment with one of our physicians today!

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diagram of stress fracture in the foot

June 16, 2023 |

Signs You May Have a Stress Fracture in Your Foot

As one of the most common repetitive activity or overuse injuries, especially in athletes and older individuals, a stress fracture in the foot can be a painful experience with the potential to cause long-term damage to the bones of your feet.  Whether you’re young or old, an experienced athlete or just starting a new sport, […]

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female athlete holding neck and shoulder in pain while working out

June 7, 2023 |

What Athletes Need to Know About Deltoid Strains – Dr. Brian Ludwig

Shoulder pain in an athlete is a very common malady. Pain in the shoulder can be debilitating for athletes of all ages and competition levels. One possible, but relatively uncommon, cause of shoulder pain is called a deltoid strain. What is the Deltoid Muscle and What Does it Do? The deltoid muscle is a large […]

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At OrthoGeorgia, we want to help you live a healthier and more comfortable life by giving those in Macon, Warner Robins, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Dublin, 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.