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COVID-19 Updates

The team at Perimeter Orthopaedics continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak via the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Georgia Department of Public Health, and the World Health Organization.

Jul 22nd, 2020
CBD Available at Perimeter Ortho

CBD is one of the most recognized, and certainly one of the most heavily marketed, cannabinoids or cannabis-derived compounds. Perimeter Ortho is proud to offer CBD to our patients.

Oct 14th, 2020
Influenza, Allergies and Orthopedics - Oh My!

Getting a flu shot is more important in 2020 than ever before. We’re looking to do our small part for public health by offering flu vaccination to our patients - egg allergy of not - Perimeter Ortho has your back.

Sep 21st, 2020
Dr. Nicholson & Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Many famous athletes — Tiger Woods, tennis star Rafael Nadal, and several others — have received PRP for various problems, such as sprained knees and chronic tendon injuries.

Sep 9th, 2020
High-Intensity Activity and Hip Bone Improvement

The hip joint is the largest weight-bearing joint in the human body. Moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity throughout adolescence could improve peak adult hip strength and prevent osteoporosis later in life, according to published results.

Sep 9th, 2020
Orthopedics: Let’s Talk Facts

Your orthopedic surgeon is a medical doctor with extensive training in the proper diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Now let's take a look at some 'Orthopedic Fun Facts'.

Aug 31st, 2020
Hip Arthroscopy & Physical Therapy Benefits

Arthroscopy, also referred to as keyhole or minimally invasive surgery, is a procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint to check for any damage and repair it simultaneously. With the addition of Physical Therapy, results are substantial.

Aug 21st, 2020
Orthopedic Surgeons: Restoring Mobility

We all know someone who has been stopped in their tracks by bone, muscle or joint pain. Musculoskeletal conditions and pain affect people at any time and any age, keeping people of all ages from working or enjoying life.

Aug 20th, 2020
Orthopedics: Myth or Fact?

Orthopedics only for Athletes? Wrong. Dr. Spiegl and Dr. Nicholson look over a few Orthopedic Myths and Facts helping guide you for the best treatment possible.

Aug 19th, 2020
Yoga: Get Back in the Game

Practicing postures, breathing exercises and meditation makes you healthier in the body, mind and spirit. Dr. Spiegl - an avid yogi - completes his morning yoga session 6 times a week!

Aug 10th, 2020
Dr. Nicholson Reviews the Top 10 Sports Injuries

Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or Sunday morning walking group kind of person, there is always a chance you could get injured. Fortunately, Dr. Nicholson is here to count down the top 10 sports injuries along with treatments.

Jul 30th, 2020
Stem-Cell Treatment for MS: Positive Future for Orthopaedics

Many physicians, including Dr. Nicholson and Dr. Spiegl, offer life-changing treatments to patients in need of restored function, pain relief and a faster rate of healing. Check out 'Regenerative Medicine' under Services to view a full list of treatments.

Jul 27th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jul 20th, 2020
Basketball and Wrestling: Two Great Reasons to Take Yoga

In 1981, a young Herschel Walker admitted to studying ballet at the University of Georgia. According to Walker, “Ballet really works your body. Most people (not just guys) don’t have the guts to step into a ballet class...

Dec 10th, 2019
These Boots Aren't Made for Walkin'

Did you know wearing tight, narrow, high-heeled shoes can aggravate bunions? A bunion (medical term: hallux valgus) is a bony prominence that develops at the joint at the base of the big toe...

Feb 11th, 2019
Sad on the Sidelines: Reducing the Risk of Football Injuries

It’s been confirmed that San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Jimmy Garoppolo, tore his ACL in the game against Kansas City on 9/23 taking him out of the game for the season. And while Coach Kyle Shanahan is confident he’ll come back next year, physicians...

Oct 24th, 2018
Plantar Fasciitis: A Battle You Can Usually Win Alone

Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. Approximately 10% of people will suffer from this condition during their lifetime. Runners and people who are on their feet every day all day are at a greater risk...

Aug 7th, 2018
My Left Foot. . .Now Showing in 3D

Step into Standing CT and get the most accurate diagnosis for your injury. Perimeter Orthopaedics is the only practice in North Atlanta that offers true 3d weight bearing CT imaging of the foot and ankle...

Jul 25th, 2018
Ten Tips for a Safe, Fun and Happy Summer

1. Protect your knees and back when gardening or working outdoors: Kneeling on a cushion or using tools with extenders can make yard work more enjoyable and help prevent muscle strain...

May 14th, 2018
How Do Pro Athletes Heal So Quickly?

Ever wonder why professional athletes heal so quickly? Team doctors consider a variety of therapies, from conservative to holistic to emerging, to get their patients back in the game...

Feb 6th, 2018
Count Down to the Top 12 Sports Injuries

Can you guess the top 12 sports with injuries that resulted in trips to the E.R? It’s worth noting that in most cases a popular sport will cause more injuries. Injury data does not show the number of injuries per player; ...

Jan 2nd, 2018
Who Gets Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What does a violinist; butcher and dental hygienist have in common? All work in occupations that predispose them to carpal tunnel syndrome...

Dec 10th, 2017
Not All Surgery Centers are Created Equal

Perimeter Outpatient Surgical Associates (POSA) has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes orthopedic ambulatory surgery centers from ...

Sep 7th, 2017