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OrthoAtlanta sports medicine specialists diagnose and treat the full spectrum of injuries and conditions that come with active lifestyles. Partnering with you, they design personalized treatment plans to safely accelerate your recovery, so you spend less time in the doctor's office and more time getting back to your active life.

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from what a sports physician can provide. If you’re seeking to become more active or begin an exercise program, a sports physician can help, promoting lifelong fitness and wellness, and encouraging the prevention of illness and injury.

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. OrthoAtlanta physicians evaluate both non-surgical and surgical treatment options in the treatment of sport injuries and degenerative conditions.

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Throwing Arm Injuries in Young Adults

Dr. Christopher M. Burket discusses throwing arm injuries and prevention tips for young athletes, including baseball players.

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When “Break A Leg” Means More Than Good Luck

It’s no secret, Georgia’s film and television production industry is booming to the tune of some $6 billion in 2015* and growing every year. Georgia’s Southern Crescent may be the epicenter, with entities including Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, TWD Production’s The Walking Dead in Senoia, and countless feature films, television pilots, reality series, and commercials being filmed every day.

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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.

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GHATTAS: Understanding common fall sports-related injuries

Dr. Timothy Ghattas shares insights into common fall season sports injuries.

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Biking Across America Four Months After Knee Surgery

Dr. Sharrona Williams discusses her experience with biking across America, four months after knee surgery.

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When Are Knee Braces Helpful?

Dr. Michael Behr discusses two main reasons to wear a knee brace.

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When to Treat Pain with Ice vs Heat

Dr. Michael Behr discusses when to treat pain with ice vs. heat.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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