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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
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Carve The Pumpkin, Not Your Hand!

Pumpkin carving, costumes, unfamiliar homes, and young children traveling in darkness all provide possible scenarios for accidents and injuries. Perimeter Orthopaedics urges children and adults to take proper precautions to ensure a safe Halloween. 
Oct 27th, 2021
Orthopedic Hand and Upper extremity surgeon discusses hand fractures and treatment

Hand Fractures and What To Do About Them

A hand fracture is a break in one of the bones in the hand. Perimeter Orthopaedics own, Dr. Khurana (Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon), takes a further look into hand fractures and how to treat them.
Oct 19th, 2021
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Orthopedic Surgeon Reviews Vaccine Shoulder Pain - SIRVA

Shoulder injury or pain related to vaccine administration, or SIRVA, happens when a vaccine is injected too high or too deep in the shoulder. Dr. Nicholson, a world class orthopedic surgeon, discusses the patients options to combat this pain.
Sep 24th, 2021

Orthopedic Surgeon Takes a Look at the Benefits of Yoga

You may be wondering; “why do I need to do yoga?” The short answer is yoga will make you feel better. Dr. Spiegl, Atlanta's Best Orthopedic Surgeon, and avid yogi, takes a further look into the benefits of yoga.
Sep 21st, 2021
Voted Best Orthopedic Doctors in Atlanta

Voted BEST Doctors in Sandy Springs

After hundreds of nominations, Atlanta's Best Magazine announced that the providers at Perimeter Ortho are the best in the community. Voted BEST DOCTORS for 2021, our team would like to thank the community for trusting us for your orthopedic needs.
Jul 12th, 2021
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Common Summer Sports Injuries in Orthopedics

While staying active is great for your health and well-being, summer sports and activities can bring with them any number of injuries. High-quality orthopedic care is invaluable, schedule an appointment at either our Atlanta or Woodstock clinic today.
Jun 8th, 2021
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Minimally Invasive Surgery Offers Patients Pain Free* Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) treats foot and ankle conditions and deformities using very small incisions. Dr. Spiegl is an award winning orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgeries leading to faster healing times and decreased pain.
May 7th, 2021
Atlanta Top Orthopedic Surgeons Open Woodstock Clinic

Woodstock Clinic NOW OPEN

Offering exceptional orthopedic care for the last 38 years in Atlanta, we are excited to offer a more convenient location for our Woodstock, and surrounding areas, patients.
Apr 27th, 2021
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PRP Treatments Covered by Insurance

During the past several years, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has become an increasingly popular treatment option for injuries. Many famous athletes have received PRP for various problems. Until now, PRP was self pay, but insurance may now cover treatment!
Apr 2nd, 2021
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Orthopedic Surgeon Discusses Flip-Flops

While flip-flops are all the craze once the warmer months roll around, people tend to rely on them more than necessary. Orthopedic Surgeons recommend this unsupportive footwear only during specific occasions, limiting the possible long-term effects/damage.
Mar 26th, 2021
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Women’s History Month: Orthopaedics

March is Women's History Month, commemorating the celebration of the vital roles of women in history. We'd like to celebrate the females who have paved the path for the future, like the late Dr. Ruth Jackson, the first board-certified orthopedic surgeon.
Mar 9th, 2021
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Orthopedics: Common Sports Injuries

With most Americans engaging in some type of sports or physical fitness activity each year, the most common reason to visit the ER is due to sports injuries. Specializing in Sports Medicine, Dr. Nicholson can treat most sports injuries in-office.
Mar 1st, 2021
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Back Pain While Working from Home

Due to ongoing global challenges—putting it mildly—many employees adapted to a work-from-home setup. Back pain is a common occurrence whether you’re working at the office or working from home. Spinal injections are one way to combat the lingering pain.
Feb 24th, 2021
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Perimeter Ortho: Covid Vaccine Sign Up

Perimeter Orthopaedics is committed to keeping you informed as we endure the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve composed a comprehensive list of the multiple ways you can access what is happening in Georgia; in regards to vaccine availability and sign up.
Feb 5th, 2021

Spinal Injections and Pain Management

Unfortunately, there are over 3 million individuals with back pain in the United States each day. Spinal epidural injections are extremely effective in treating these difficult conditions, with a concentrated dose of pain relief.
Jan 19th, 2021
Telehealth visit

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.
Dec 23rd, 2020
Coronavirus Vaccine

Receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine

Perimeter Ortho believes in the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious illnesses and save lives. Several of our providers have been fortunate to receive the first dose of the vaccine and strongly suggest the public receive the vaccine as well.
Dec 22nd, 2020
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Atlanta Orthopedic Surgeons Mask Up

As part of the Emory Healthcare Network, we are proud to stand strong with Emory Healthcare and 100 of the nation's top health systems to encourage wearing masks. You have our commitment. Now we need yours.
Nov 30th, 2020
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Holiday Healthcare Guidelines During Covid

The pandemic has changed many things for us this year. Many of us consider the holiday season our favorite time of year. So Perimeter Ortho has developed guidelines to allow everyone to safely celebrate their favorite spooky holiday.
Oct 28th, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Woman Walking Orthopedics

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
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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 goes over Sports Injuries & Treatments

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, Regenerative Medicine

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
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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