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By Paul R. Jeffords, MD In 2007, Laura Alvis, a nurse at Piedmont Hospital, became the first patient in Georgia to receive an innovative lumbar artificial disc-replacement (ADR) implant called the ProDisc-L. Dr. Paul Jeffords performed the procedure to remove … Continue reading

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The new year is off to a fast start and many of us made resolutions for 2020. Maybe you planned to get in shape or give up a bad habit. If you’re suffering from back pain, you can make a … Continue reading

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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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By Jacob A. Strong, MD If you have ever experienced lower back pain, you are not alone. Studies indicate that 60 to 90 percent of the population has experienced it at least once in their lives. The good news is … Continue reading

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By Eli A. Finkelstein, MD In Atlanta and its neighboring communities, tennis continues to be a popular sport athletes at all competitive levels turn to in order to remain healthy and maintain an active lifestyle. At Resurgens Spine Center, we … Continue reading

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By Kristen Willett, DO If you have ever suffered from pain that radiates from your lower back into the back of your leg or foot, there is a good you were experiencing sciatica. In fact, 40% of the population will … 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 Robert Medcalf, PT, OCS, Dip MDT For patients who suffer with back or neck pain, physical therapy is one of many conservative options available to assist in their recovery. Over the years, conventional physical therapy for the spinal pain … 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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