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How Is Damaged Cartilage Repaired?
Feb 13, 2024
We’re not salamanders. If we lose a body part, it doesn’t regenerate on its own. So what happens when the cartilage in your joints is damaged by arthritis or trauma? Regenerative therapies may help repair the injured tissue.
Does Bursitis Resolve on Its Own?
Jan 16, 2024
When you have joint pain, it might not be arthritis. You might have bursitis, which is inflammation of the bursa tissue in your joint. Arthritis can’t be cured. But what about bursitis? Does it ever just go away by itself?
Get Some Relief for Your Plantar Fasciitis with Therapeutic Injections
Dec 22, 2023
You don’t want to walk a mile in anyone’s shoes if you have plantar fasciitis. When you feel needle-like pain or aching in your heel, you only want to put your feet up and find relief. Therapeutic injections can help.
Which Type of Arthritis Do I Have?
Nov 15, 2023
When you learn that arthritis is an umbrella term that covers about 100 types of joint pain and inflammation, you may wonder what type of arthritis you have. How do you find out? Does the type of arthritis affect your prognosis and treatment?
How to Prevent Tennis Elbow from Returning
Oct 20, 2023
If you’ve had “tennis elbow” from swinging a racket, doing manual labor, or from other causes, you don’t want it to come back again. But if you’re still doing the repetitive motions that caused it, how do you stop it from returning?
Returning to Sports After a Meniscus Tear
Sep 13, 2023
When you tear your meniscus, you don’t just want to feel better; you want to play hard again. But can you return to your level of play without re-injuring your knee? Follow these steps to ensure your meniscus withstands the strain of competition.
When Does an ACL Tear Require Surgery?
Aug 28, 2023
Does your ACL tear require surgery, or are there alternative treatment options? Keep reading to find out and don't miss the key factors that determine the best course of action for your knee injury.
A Guide to Maintaining Healthy Bones Through Exercise
Apr 10, 2023
Maintaining healthy bones through exercise is essential for overall health and well-being. Bones provide the body with protection, support, and the ability to move...
Effective Exercises for Osteoporosis
Apr 10, 2023
When you do weight-bearing activities, such as walking, running, dancing, or resistance training exercises that target major muscle groups, you place stress on your bones, which triggers the body to create more bone cells...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs. Arthritis: What’s the Difference?
Mar 10, 2023
Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis are two medical conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. And despite being distinct conditions with different causes and effects, there are enough similarities between the two that often have people confused
Kinesiology Tape Benefits and Uses
Mar 10, 2023
If you have ever seen athletes or fitness enthusiasts with thick colored tape on parts of their bodies, you’ve probably wondered what that tape is for...
Common Elbow Injuries and Conditions
Feb 04, 2023
Regardless of age or profession, elbow injuries are extremely common in the wider population. The elbow is a flexible and functional joint that we use to carry out many everyday activities, which heightens the risk of stress and impact on the elbow...
Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Labrum Tear
Feb 04, 2023
If you’ve ever played sports such as tennis, baseball, or any other sport that requires overarm motions, you may have been unlucky enough to experience a shoulder labrum tear...
Most Common Knee Injuries
Jan 15, 2023
The knees are a small but sensitive part of the body. These vital joints connect our thighs and legs and allow us to carry out everyday functions, including walking, running, bending, and jumping...
What Happens If You Don’t Repair a Torn Meniscus
Jan 15, 2023
Let’s face it – medical treatment for injuries can be painful, drawn out, and expensive. It can be tempting to forego this treatment when you’re injured, and instead, let your body heal on its own...
Dr. Kellie Middleton Appears on HLN to Discuss The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting
Dec 19, 2022
Dr. Kellie Middleton gives tips to combat the dangers of sitting...
Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Painful Knee Joints
Dec 17, 2022
hyaluronic acid knee injections are an innovative treatment option that is been found to be effective in lessening knee pain in people who suffer from osteoarthritis and have exhausted all other treatment options...
Rotator Cuff Surgery: What To Expect, Benefits, and Recovery
Nov 19, 2022
No one wants to get unnecessary surgery, but it is sometimes inevitable. When it comes to any medical procedure that involves aspects like anesthesia and recovery time, it’s advisable to learn what the treatment entails...
Common Symptoms Of An ACL Tear
Nov 03, 2022
It’s not uncommon to experience a range of concerning symptoms after a fall or injury during exercise or spots. However, some symptoms could be signs of an ACL tear, which needs to be treated by a doctor...
What Happens If You Don’t Repair A Torn Meniscus?
Oct 24, 2022
The knees are a vulnerable part of the body, particularly if you frequently play sports or work in manual labor. In fact, the knee joint is the most commonly injured joint amongst US athletes, and it often affects non-athletic people too...
What Causes Pain Between the Shoulder Blades?
Oct 05, 2022
Understanding the source of pain is key to treating the underlying cause of discomfort. For example, interscapular pain, or pain occurring between the shoulder blades, is common but has many causes...
What Is Hip Osteoarthritis?
Sep 22, 2022
Many of us know that our hips are prone to weakening as we get older, but few people are aware of the risks resulting from deterioration of the joints and tissue in this part of the body...
The Differences Between Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Sep 08, 2022
Physical therapy and rehabilitation share enough similarities to confuse people – but they certainly aren’t the same. There are enough differences between the two that you should not use the terms interchangeably...
The 6 Best Knee Strengthening Exercise To Stop Knee Pain
Aug 23, 2022
You don’t think about your knees when you’re young, but they are a vitally important part of your body. We need strong, healthy knees to do even the most basic of activities, like walking, running, jumping, and even sitting down...
Types of Knee Sprains, Strains, & Tears
Aug 10, 2022
The knee is both an essential and fragile part of the body. It’s an easy area to forget about, but a serious knee injury can derail your everyday life, hindering even the most basic of movements...
What You Should Know About Bicep Tendonitis
Jul 21, 2022
Have you recently hurt your arm or shoulder? Are you confident it’s fine, or are you experiencing extended pain and inflammation? If you chose the latter, you might be dealing with a case of bicep tendonitis...
What You Should Know About ACL Surgery
Jul 21, 2022
When it comes to knee injuries, an ACL tear is the most common one that leads to surgery. Despite how prominent ACL surgery is, there are still many people who don’t know much about the procedure...
Best Stretches For Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Jun 21, 2022
Also commonly known as swimmer’s shoulder, shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) is a condition that occurs due to repeated use of overhead arm movements...
9 Pro Tips For Better Flexibility
Jun 21, 2022
When you’re working out at the gym or attending a yoga class, you’ll probably notice people who seem to have natural flexibility that you feel you could never hope to achieve...
Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
May 23, 2022
Also called knee arthroplasty, particle knee replacement surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that focuses on the removal and replacement of the problem area without replacing the entire knee...
The Best Exercises to Help With ACL Rehabilitation
May 06, 2022
The ACL is an important ligament in the middle of the knee, but it is also the most frequently damaged ligament in this area due to being torn or overstretched. Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are extremely common...
Types and Causes of Common Sports Injuries
Apr 09, 2022
On the downside, physical activities such as sport and exercise can also increase the chances of injury such as sports fractures. Injury can happen at any age, although children are more susceptible as compared to adults...
Recovery Tips After Meniscus Surgery
Apr 02, 2022
A torn meniscus may sound scary, but this knee injury is becoming increasingly common around the world: these days, up to 66 people in 100,000 will tear a meniscus per year...
How To Prevent Knee Injuries In Sports
Mar 19, 2022
Sports injuries are fairly common, even among seasoned or professional athletes. Kids and teens are especially vulnerable. In the US alone, around 30 million kids and teens play sports...
The Ultimate Guide To A Knee Sprain
Mar 02, 2022
Bones are held together by tissues known as ligaments. When these ligaments tear or overstretch, you get a sprain. A knee sprain, in particular, occurs when the ligaments connecting the thigh and shin bones are damaged...
Causes and Symptoms of Shoulder Instability
Feb 20, 2022
But what exactly is shoulder instability? The shoulder, being one of the most mobile joints in the human body, has a ball-and-socket joint that helps in movement...
3 Most Common Sports Injuries
Feb 05, 2022
Playing sports provides many benefits for both the mind and the body. Regular participation is an awesome way to strengthen your bones and muscles, helping you stay fit and healthy while having fun at the same...
Common Causes of Elbow Pain
Jan 20, 2022
Elbow pain is the discomforting pain you feel around the elbow joint, commonly caused by straining of the tendons or inflamed tissue around the elbow...
What Are the Dangers of Untreated Ankle Injury?
Dec 14, 2021
Twisting, rolling, or turning the ankle can often cause temporary pain. People who suffer from an ankle injury often limp around for a few days. Once the swelling and pain are over, they just forget about it...
What is Biceps Tendinitis, and How Is It Diagnosed?
Dec 14, 2021
The upper biceps, also known as the long head of the biceps tendon, is a cord-like structure that connects the biceps muscles to the bone in your shoulder socket...
9 Most Common Knee Injuries
Dec 09, 2021
A knee injury is the most common type of injury to send people to an orthopedic surgeon. While most knee injuries can be treated at home, some need surgical procedures...
10 Qualities Of A Phenomenal Orthopedic Surgeon
Nov 12, 2021
Are you worried about a knee, shoulder, or sports injury that affects your musculoskeletal system? Have you considered consulting an orthopedic surgeon...
Dr. Middleton Featured On Simply Buckhead!
Nov 05, 2020
Check out the feature of Dr. Middleton on Simply Buckhead...
Dr. Middleton Part of Panel for Comprehensive Care of the Athlete
Oct 22, 2019
On February 22, 2019, Dr. Kellie Middleton is a panelist at Comprehensive Care of the Athlete in Northside Hospital A.S.P.I.R.E., Orthopaedic Surgry Sports Medicine Summit. Atlanta, GA...
Dr. Middleton is the Keynote Speaker at NFCA Annual Meeting
Oct 07, 2018
On December 7, 2018, Dr. Middleton is the Keynote Speaker at Upper Extremity Injuries in Fastpitch Softball – Pitchers and Position Players, National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL...
Kellie K. Middleton, MD
✆ Phone (appointments): 770-509-4030
Address: 771 Old Norcross Rd, Suite 105, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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