Sports medicine is a health care field where doctors target and treat a range of injuries and conditions particular to athletes and people who lead a heavily active lifestyle. The assistance of a sports physician is essential to maintain physical safety while you push yourself during training. Personalized treatment plans for athletes who have been injured are best understood by physicians who practice sports medicine.
That’s why the Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta sports medicine specialists are some of the best in Atlanta. Our team works hard to ensure that you stay safe, protected, and healthy whenever you practice and play sports or engage in a rigorous exercise program. Preventing injury and illness, recovering from injuries, and being smart in your performance goals function together to create a healthier active lifestyle.
Educational videos below highlight conditions and treatments for some of the most common sports injuries. You may also view additional conditions and treatments within other specialty areas of this web site, including:
Common Conditions & Treatments
Learn about common sports medicine injuries and illnesses that can negatively impact an active lifestyle, including the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of common conditions. Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta physicians evaluate both non-surgical and surgical treatment options in the treatment of sport injuries and degenerative conditions.View Video Library
Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta Physicians
Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta physicians near you who most commonly treat sports-related injuries and degenerative conditions that can impact an active lifestyle.
Common Reasons to Visit an Orthopedic Doctor
Learn some common reasons people visit an orthopedic doctor.
All You Should Know about a Labral Tear of the Shoulder
Learn about labral tear of the shoulder, including SLAP tears and Bankart tears, and treatment options.
Simple Tips to Improve Your Orthopedic Health for Life
Keep your bones and joints healthy with these easy tips from OrthoAtlanta.
Five Most Common Basketball Injuries
Read here to find out which 5 injuries are most common in basketball players.
Avoiding Strains in Summer Sports
Discover a few tips to help you prevent strains while playing sports this summer.
Things to Know about Common Cheerleading Injuries
Read here to learn about some of the most common cheerleading injuries.
5 Easy Stretches to Prevent Shin Splints
Do you suffer from shin splints? Here are 5 easy stretches to prevent shin splints.
The Correlation between Dehydration and Orthopedic Injuries
Read about the connection between dehydration and orthopedic injuries.
Joint Strengthening Exercises for Pickleball
Joint exercises can keep you safe while playing pickleball!
Throwing Arm Injuries in Young Adults
Dr. Christopher M. Burket discusses throwing arm injuries and prevention tips for young athletes, including baseball players.
When “Break A Leg” Means More Than Good Luck
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Fall is Football | NorthFulton.com Herald Newspapers | Health & Wellness | September 2016
Dr. Richard Johnston offers football safety tips and is mentioned as sideline physician of the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
GHATTAS: Understanding common fall sports-related injuries
Dr. Timothy Ghattas shares insights into common fall season sports injuries.
Biking Across America Four Months After Knee Surgery
Dr. Sharrona Williams discusses her experience with biking across America, four months after knee surgery.
When Are Knee Braces Helpful?
Dr. Michael Behr discusses two main reasons to wear a knee brace.
When to Treat Pain with Ice vs Heat
Dr. Michael Behr discusses when to treat pain with ice vs. heat.
How to Choose the Best Running Shoes
Dr. Peter Symbas shares tips on choosing the right running shoes and the importance to your feet and running performance.
Dr. Sharrona Williams, OrthoAtlanta Orthopedic Surgeon, Race Participant in 2016 Race Across America After Recent Total Knee Replacement
OrthoAtlanta orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Sharrona Williams will race in the 2016 Race Across America (RAAM) on Saturday, June 18 after receiving a total knee replacement surgery just 4.5 months prior.
When “Break A Leg” Means More Than Good Luck, OrthoAtlanta Role in the Georgia Entertainment Industry
Dr. Michael Behr and Dr. Joseph Wilkes discuss how the physicians and staff at OrthoAtlanta serve an active role in supporting the burgeoning entertainment industry in Georgia.
Josh Day Undergoes Successful Surgery On Broken Thumb, Will Try To Ride At Next MotoAmerica Round
Dr. Michael Slutzky and Dr. Keith Lamberson are mentioned as surgeons in MotoAmerica driver Josh Day's hand surgery.