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Piedmont Physicians Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athens

1305 Jennings Mill Road, Building 300, Suite 110
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Piedmont Physicians Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athens

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Advanced Orthopedic Care for Bone and Joint Injuries

Piedmont Physicians Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athens specializes in sports medicine, athletic training and orthopedic services and surgery.

Sports related injuries

  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains, strains and torn ligaments
  • Work related injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Overuse injuries
  • Stress fracture
  • Concussions and return to play protocol
  • Nerve compression syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • ACL or meniscus tear
  • Complex ligamentous injury of the knee
  • Shoulder impingement/rotator cuff tear
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Throwers shoulder and elbow

Our physicians provide expertise in many forms of non-surgical and surgical care:

Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Fracture treatment (all except spine)
  • Arthritis surgery (joint replacement)
  • Knee surgery
  • Tendinitis relief procedures
  • Tendon repairs
  • Arthroscopy (shoulder, knee, elbow)
  • Tennis elbow treatments – surgical and nonsurgical
Non-Surgical Procedures
  • Non-operative management of osteoarthritis
  • Hyaluronic acid injections (Synvisc, Durolane, etc.)
We have on-site imaging and diagnostic services:
  • Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • X-ray

We offer the following services and treatments:

Sports Medicine Outpatient Rehab Services
  • Manual Therapy for Functional Alignment
  • Alter-G, The Antigravity Treadmill
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Sportsmetrics, ACL Prevention and Performance Training
  • Therapeutic Exercise for Sport Specific Return to Play
  • Pelvic Health for the Athlete
  • Vestibular Ocular Sports Concussion Care
  • Therapeutic Massage
Sports Medicine Specialties
  • Progressive non-surgical treatment options
  • Expert orthopedic surgery
  • Injury Prevention
  • Return to Activity Planning
  • Performance guidance
  • Athletic Training

More about Piedmont Rehabilitation Services

Athletic Training Services

Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician, in accordance with their education and training and the state's statutes, rules, and regulations. As a part of the health care team, services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. 

Piedmont Athens Regional Sports Medicine employs Athletic Trainers in 7 Northeast Georgia Schools, and supports Sports Medicine services in several others. For more information about community outreach through Sports Medicine contact Katie Terrell ( with Piedmont Athens Regional Outpatient Rehab.

  • Athens Academy
  • Athens Christian School
  • Bethlehem Christian Academy
  • Cedar Shoals High School
  • Clarke Central High School
  • East Jackson High School
  • Madison County High School
  • Oconee County High School
  • North Oconee High School

Some insurance plans require a referral in order to see a specialist. If your insurance requires a referral, call the office. We will be happy to assist you. Please allow 48-72 hours to process referrals to specialists.

Piedmont Healthcare is a regional leader in the delivery and advancement of Orthopedic Services and offers a variety of diagnostic and surgical services.

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