General Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic physicians are experts in all aspects of the musculoskeletal system including bones, muscles, tendons, and joints.


Is an ache or pain, break or sprain keeping you from doing what you love best? From arthritis to whiplash, our physicians diagnose and treat musculoskeletal issues to help our patients restore as much function, mobility, and quality of life as possible.

Non-Surgical Options

There are many options that can help reduce pain to keep you active before choosing surgery.

Surgical Options

Our physicians provide a variety of options and approaches to assist our patients in finding the right in-patient or out-patient procedure.


Our therapists, some of the most well-respected in Georgia, have advanced training and expertise in orthopaedic rehabilitation. They work closely with our physicians to ensure that each patient is returned to the highest level of function and pain relief possible.
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What is General Orthopaedics?

Your body is a complex system comprised of muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints, nerves, and bones called the musculoskeletal system. If one part stops functioning to its full potential, it can cause a lot of pain or restrict your ability to perform basic motor skills. General orthopaedics is the area of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. Doctors who work in this area of medicine are called orthopaedic doctors (sometimes referred to as orthopaedists).

What is The Role of an Orthopaedic Doctor?

Historically, orthopaedists specialized in the musculoskeletal care of children, but now they provide that same care to people of all ages. The role of a general orthopaedist is to evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage patients who suffer from skeletal deformities, degenerative diseases, or various injuries to the musculoskeletal system. The goal of an orthopaedist is to restore function, mobility, and quality of life for every patient.

When to See an Orthopaedic Doctor

If you are experiencing a limited range of motion in any joint, chronic or worsening pain, joint instability, or difficulty sleeping, it may be time to schedule an appointment with an orthopaedist.

Do You Need a General Orthopaedist or a Specialist?

Some patients arrive at our offices knowing that they have a pain, but they can't target where it's coming from. A Resurgens general orthopaedist will be able to help you identify the source of the pain, and in a lot of situations, even propose a treatment plan. But when patients already know the source of their pain, or general orthopaedist determines they need specialized treatment, then seeing a specialist will often be the right answer for them. At Resurgens, our diverse group of general orthopaedic physicians and specialists have extensive training, and they are able to treat musculoskeletal conditions in many different areas of the body.

What Types of Orthopaedic Conditions Can The Physicians at Resurgens Treat?

Acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions can happen in any part of the body, to any person, with no regard to age. At Resurgens, some of the areas where we can help treat conditions and injuries include:

For answers to your most commonly asked questions and to learn more about orthopaedics in general, visit our Resource Center. If you have an orthopedic issue that you're concerned about, schedule an appointment online to meet with a Resurgens orthopedic physician.

Learn About Your Body

Using our Patient Education Center

We want you to have all the knowledge you need to make the best decision about your health. Explore our extensive video library to learn about common injuries, conditions, treatments and surgeries in more detail.

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