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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

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1. What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy? PRP Therapy is a regenerative treatment option utilizing a patient’s own blood to help promote and speed recovery from many orthopedic conditions and/or injuries. With PRP injections, a patient receives a concentrated amount of platelets, rich in tissue growth factors, that can assist the body in its’ natural repair and recovery process….

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March for Babies 2017

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Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, P.C. is proud to participate in the 2017 Northwest Georgia Mountains March for Babies. We walk for Jackson and Landon Pritchard, for Cooper Clements, for all the other babies born premature or with birth defects, for those gone too soon and those that are healthy. We hope you will join our team today, and support…

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Three Common Myths About Back Pain You Probably Believe

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Back pain is one of the most common conditions plaguing adults in America today. David D. Hubbell, MD of Georgia Bone and Joint Surgeons, sat down with us to discuss the three most common myths that people believe about back pain. Myth 1: Bed rest or immobilization will help the pain go away. Truth: Activity modification is typically more beneficial than bed…

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Science, Orthopedics, and Giving Back

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Our very own Dr. Ed Atwell, board certified orthopedic surgeon, spent some time at the Tellus Science Museum talking to guests and students about the field of orthopedics and sports medicine. He shared a little about his inspiration for pursuing a career in medicine and encouraged everyone with some important life advice! How did you decide to go into the medical field? I actually decided…

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Total Knee Replacement: Understanding Your Road to Recovery

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Are you or a loved one preparing for a total knee replacement? The AAOS Informed Patient Tutorial is a great way to help you prepare for your road ahead. It covers topics such as causes for pain, treatment options, and recovery expectations. This information, provided by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, will help you become more informed, and also hopefully trigger…

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Happy First Day of Fall!

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It’s Fall Prevention Awarness Day! We would like to remind everyone to take extra care to avoid trip hazards and pracitce safe habits. The National Council on Aging provides great resources to help you and your loved one stay safe and upright. For more information, you can visit their website: https://www.ncoa.org In honor of the day, we caught up with some our…

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Packing Day

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A behind the scenes look at what Dr. Ed Atwell and the Medical Outreach of America team are doing this week! Dr. Atwell, a founding partner of Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, is also the founder and president of Medical Outreach of America, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people around the world who have limited access to medical care. This week,…

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