OrthoGeorgia Blog

exercises for hand arthritis

May 11, 2023 |

5 Simple Hand Exercises for Arthritis Pain

Arthritis in your hands can cause aching, swelling, and weakness, making daily tasks painful or impossible. Typing on keyboards or carrying groceries can become challenging as cartilage deteriorates between your joints. While there isn’t a cure for arthritis, there are simple things you can do to mitigate arthritis pain and maintain mobility. Performing gentle hand […]

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doctor examining woman's wrist for carpal tunnel syndrome

April 17, 2023 |

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release – Dr. Maharsh Patel

Carpal tunnel release has an established history as a highly effective procedure. Despite its solid track record, conventional open carpal tunnel release (OCTR) can be plagued with surgical site pain, prolonged recovery time, and slow return to productivity. In an effort to minimize morbidity, endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR) was developed. What is Carpal Tunnel […]

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man experiencing low back pain at work

April 17, 2023 | ,

Low Back Pain in the Workplace – Dr. William Dasher

Low back pain is a very common problem in the population as a whole and especially in the workplace. Evaluating the patient with low back pain can be difficult, especially in the setting of a workers’ compensation injury. Evaluating a Workplace Back Injury The initial evaluation should include a detailed history of the injury, a […]

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child kicking soccer ball

April 11, 2023 |

Youth Sports Injuries: Safety Tips to Protect Your Child

April is National Youth Sports Safety Month, and OrthoGeorgia is committed to helping children and teens stay healthy while enjoying their favorite sports. More and more families are participating in youth sports in the United States, with more than 54% of children between 6-17 years old participating in organized sports, according to a recent CDC […]

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March 13, 2023 |

What to Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery isn’t what it used to be. While you may think hip replacement surgery requires extended downtime, today’s innovative medical technology allows you to be back on your feet doing what you love in no time. Patients now have more options for less invasive joint replacement through Mako robotic-arm-assisted surgery. OrthoGeorgia’s Total Joint […]

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person with heel pain

February 27, 2023 |

Causes and Treatment of Heel Pain – Dr. John Chrabuszcz

Pain in the heel is a common problem. Depending on the location of the pain, the cause and treatment can vary. Causes of heel pain not caused by an obvious injury include Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Pad Atrophy, Insertional Tendonopathy/Haglund’s Syndrome, stress fracture of the Calcaneus, and in children, Apophysitis. Heel pain can cause issues with […]

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soccer players during a youth soccer game

February 8, 2023 |

Common Youth Soccer Injuries & How to Prevent Them

Youth soccer is one of the most popular and fastest-growing sports in the United States. Soccer helps children develop key skills like agility and coordination and provides a fun outlet for aerobic exercise. Children also learn about the value of teamwork and sportsmanship while helping relieve stress and anxiety.  Despite all the benefits of playing […]

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man with back pain

January 23, 2023 |

Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain & Strengthen Your Spine

Back pain can be debilitating and limit your engagement in the daily activities you love. Lower back pain disrupts things like working in the garden, playing with your children, and even sitting at your desk. Back pain could be caused by a mild muscle strain or something more serious, like a herniated disc. Because you […]

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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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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, 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.