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By Reuben Sloan, MD What is piriformis syndrome? Piriformis syndrome is what we, in medicine, call a “zebra.” You might ask, “What does that mean?” I will get to that later in this article. To fully understand what piriformis syndrome … Continue reading

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Physical therapy conjures images of exercising on stair-climbers or parallel bars, but the power to heal—and heal quickly—also rests in the hands of skilled therapists delivering manual therapy. Through manual therapy, trained therapists utilize hands-on pressure and manipulation to restore … Continue reading

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By Paul R. Jeffords, MD Tiger Woods returned to major championship form this weekend at Augusta National Golf Club, winning the 2019 Masters Tournament. Tiger’s victory came two years after undergoing spinal fusion for a painful disc in his lower … Continue reading

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By Paul R. Jeffords, MD Metro Atlanta is home to many great golf courses and many people will be getting ready to head out in the nice weather and hit the links. As an orthopaedic spine surgeon, I see many … Continue reading

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By Scott A. Kelly, MD  Suffering from low back pain? You’re not alone! It might begin as an ache after a round of golf or working in the yard. On the other hand, it can begin as a sudden, intense … Continue reading

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