Piedmont Physicians Ortho and Sports Medicine Athens

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

Piedmont Physicians Ortho Trauma Athens

242 King Ave., Suite 130
Athens, GA 30606
Mon-Thu: 8am-5pm; Fri: 8am-2pm

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.

We provide orthopedic trauma coverage for Piedmont Athens Regional, a Level II Trauma Center accredited through the Georgia Department of Public Health. Our team consists of 3 fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeons and 3 Physician Associates (PA_C).


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


On-site Imaging and Diagnostics

Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, X-ray


Sports Medicine Outpatient Rehab Services

Manual Therapy for Functional Alignment, Alter-G, The Antigravity Treadmill, Blood flow restriction therapy, dry needling; sports metrics, 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, fractures (adults and children), acetabulum, lower extremity, upper extremity; fracture nonunion, malunion and traumatic deformity


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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 (Katie.Terrell@piedmont.org) 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.

Our team offers the following services:

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.)
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