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COVID-19 Update from Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic

Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic is closely following the most up-to-date announcements and information on the known cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Because this information is always changing, we will be monitoring all updated from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control.  Our offices continue to be open during normal business hours, but if you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, please make sure to contact us via phone prior to your appointment. You may also contact us for any additional questions by calling our office at (770) 834-0873. ... View Article

Should You Exercise Through Lower Back Pain?

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, two thirds of Americans have lower back pain sometime during their lives. It’s what to do with and about that pain that matters.  Should you exercise through lower back pain? The common sense answer to you now may be:  if “it hurts when you do this,” then don’t do it.   All joking aside, chronic lower back pain can result in a lot of adults losing time at work,... View Article

Can Foods Help Fight Osteoarthritis Pain?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative chronic condition, and 27 million Americans suffer from its painful symptoms everyday. If you don’t have osteoarthritis, it’s likely you know someone who does. With age and overuse, the cartilage between the bones in our joints begins to deteriorate causing stiffness, loss of flexibility, and pain. It is typically found in the hands, hips, knees, lower back and neck. Of late, researchers are beginning to consider osteoarthritis a disease of the whole joint.... View Article

How To Prevent Falls

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up,” is heard daily on commercials for alert systems, but no matter one’s age, a fall can become a serious problem that requires months of rehabilitation. In some cases, it can affect a person’s life forever. Falling is the number one cause of injury for seniors, and it is especially dangerous for those with osteoporosis where bones easily break. It’s possible for anyone to fall – outside in inclement weather,... View Article

5 Low-Impact Outdoor Activities for This Summer

Those that suffer from joint pain are often forced to decrease their activity levels in order to avoid aggravating a particular joint. With summer quickly approaching, there are sure to be many days on which you will want to be outside engaging in your favorite activities. Stay active this summer without worsening your joint pain with these low impact outdoor activities.... View Article

Tips for Hip and Knee Arthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis is most commonly found in the hips and the knees due to the amount of wear and tear that occurs over a lifetime. When the smooth cartilage that covers the end of each bone begins to break down, the bones in your knees and hips can rub together and create a great deal of pain and swelling.  Having arthritis pain in your hips and knees can keep you from doing the things you want to do.... View Article

New Year’s Resolutions to Ease Arthritis Pain

It’s that time of year again where we all promise ourselves to make more frequent visits to the gym, eat healthier, and shed a few pounds. But, how successful is this overdone New Year’s Resolution? Sure, it sounds great on paper but is it really enough motivation to get us to push through the pain and workout or cut out unhealthy food altogether?  As it turns out, there are significant benefits for arthritis symptoms when you eat healthier and get more active. ... View Article