OrthoGeorgia Blog

Doctor explain knee pain with model to patient

August 17, 2022 |

Considering a Knee Replacement? How OrthoGeorgia uses Mako SmartRobotics to Improve Surgery Outcomes

OrthoGeorgia is dedicated to helping patients enjoy an active life. No matter your activity of choice – jogging, playing pickleball, or just enjoying outdoor activities with your family – our orthopaedic experts understand how important it is for you to maintain the lifestyle you love. If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from […]

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doctor explaining anatomy of spine

July 18, 2022 |

3 Signs It’s Time to See an Orthopaedic Spine Specialist

Back pain can be debilitating and disrupt your everyday life, turning the activities you enjoy into a painful struggle. Many people try to push through back pain and manage it by taking over-the-counter medications or stretching, but there are clear signs that your back pain is more than just a muscle ache or stiffness from […]

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woman talking to doctor about shoulder pain

June 15, 2022 |

Shoulder Pain and the Rotator Cuff

Do you have shoulder pain that interferes with your ability to sleep through the night? Do you have pain in the shoulder and upper arm that makes it hard for you to reach overhead? Does it hurt to rotate your hand and arm to your back when reaching for your wallet or tucking in your […]

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June 14, 2022 |

Why OrthoGeorgia is Your Choice for Orthopaedic Excellence

Whether it’s a nagging pain or an acute injury, you want the best in orthopaedic care for you and your family. OrthoGeorgia is Georgia’s choice for orthopaedic excellence, and we’ve built a reputation for outstanding care since our founding more than 60 years ago. Our orthopaedic surgeons and care professionals are trusted by our community’s […]

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Dr. Waldo Floyd and patient

May 27, 2022 |

Orthopaedic Care in the Farming Industry

Our orthopaedic surgeons at OrthoGeorgia work with all different kinds of patients to help them get back to doing what they love. Orthopaedic injuries can occur almost anywhere, whether that be on a sports field, in your home, or at your workplace. Below, you will find a testimonial from Georgia Farm Bureau President Tom McCall, […]

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Woman holding hip on an outdoor path

May 26, 2022 |

What are Common Hip Problems and How are They Treated?

Hip pain is a very common problem seen in the orthopedist’s office. Luckily, most hip injuries are minor and can be treated conservatively. However, occasionally there are significant problems that need to be addressed by more aggressive methods. Over the past several years, technology has come a long way in the treatment of hip injuries. […]

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man holding knee in pain while jogging

May 26, 2022 |

Everything You Need to Know About Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures

A quadriceps tendon rupture occurs relatively infrequently and usually occurs in athletes older than 40 years. Injuries to the quadriceps tendon can be very disabling. They can cause significant loss of time from sport and work. If not treated appropriately, these injuries can have many negative long-term sequelae, however if diagnosed quickly and treated appropriately, […]

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Joseph Slappey, Jr. MD

May 16, 2022 | ,

OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joseph E. Slappey, MD Discusses Knee Arthritis

Knee Arthritis in the Aging Population My name is Dr. Joey Slappey. I’m an orthopaedic surgeon at OrthoGeorgia here in Macon. I’m originally from Americus, Georgia, and attended Georgia Southwestern College where I graduated from, and then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta followed by an orthopaedic residency at Georgia Baptist Medical Center […]

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man holding wrist with opposite hand

May 10, 2022 |

Everything You Need to Know About Wrist Arthritis

What is Wrist Arthritis and How is it Treated? Wrist pain caused by arthritis is a common reason patients seek the care of a hand surgeon. While many patients have heard quite a bit about hip and knee arthritis, and may have friends and family who have had a hip or knee joint replacement, wrist […]

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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.