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Reduce Your Back Pain With These Common Exercises

lower back rehabilitation exercisesResting may seem like the obvious choice for treating lower back pain. However, physical activity can offer you the most benefits to help you recover. We don’t mean that you should go back on the field or court if you’re an athlete — rather, the lower back rehabilitation exercises most often recommended by sports medicine doctors and physical therapists. Read more


Common Causes of Back Injury and How You Can Prevent It

sports rehabilitation facilityIn the United States, back pain is the second most common cause for a visit to the doctor’s office. It’s also one of the most common injuries among athletes. Injuries among athletes are to be expected considering the repetitive movements and physical contact with other players. Read more


Three Common Baseball Injuries To Be On the Lookout For

140,932 people are employed in the sports medicine industry in the United States alone. This isn’t too surprising considering the love Americans have for sports. Baseball is considered America’s pastime and ranks as the second most popular sport after Football.
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Suffering From a Torn ACL? What You Can Expect From Physical Therapy

Knee pain can impair an athlete’s movement on the field as well as their overall livelihood and enjoyment of the sport. Described as swelling, sensitivity, shooting pain, or a dull ache in the knee area, knee pain may be the result of a common sports injury: a torn ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament. Read more


ACL Injury and Treatment: What To Expect

An athlete having suffered from injury to their ACL may be worried about their future career in the sports arena. However, sports injuries like strains and tears are typical and treatable with proper rehabilitation and surgery.
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CSMO is a Proud Sponsor of the Best of Preps

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The Chattanooga Time Free Press is proud to present its annual Best of Preps event, Thursday, June 9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Celebrating the best high school athletes in the greater Chattanooga area, the awards dinner and program offer students and their families an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the athletes’ accomplishments and enjoy an appearance by Kansas City Chiefs star, and former University of Tennessee standout, Eric Berry.

Visit bestofprepschatt.com for more information!


Dr. Brett Sanders Chosen as “Favorite Doctor”

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Pictured above from L to R: Dr. Gene Huffstutter, President of Chattanooga & Hamilton County Medical Society; Dr. Brett Sanders, Honoree; Dr. Peter Rawlings, Vice President of Chattanooga & Hamilton County Medical Society

Every year in recognition of National Doctor’s Day, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society asks the community to nominate their favorite doctor to be recognized for the exceptional work they do. From the numerous letters they receive, an independent committee chooses 10 honorees. We are proud to congratulate our own Dr. Brett Sanders, whom was recently honored for his commitment to providing compassionate health care to the patients he serves.


Dr. Sanders Defends Title at MedRock!

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CSMO at Hamilton County and N. Georgia In-Service Days


Hamilton County In-Service Day


For the second year in a row, physicians and staff at CSMO hosted a Student Health In-Service for Hamilton County Department of Education Middle and High School Physical Education teachers on August 6th at East Hamilton High School. Topics included Concussions, Heat Issues, Emergency Care, Core & General Conditioning, Weather Safety, Lower Extremity Injury Prevention, Stretching and Taping Techniques. It was a very productive day filled with great information toward keeping students safe and active. Plans are already underway for next year!

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North Georgia In-Service Day


The physicians and staff at CSMO hosted a Student Health In-Service for North Georgia area Elementary, Middle and High School Physical Education teachers and Coaches on August 23rd at Heritage High School. Topics included Concussions, Heat Issues, Emergency Care, Core & General Conditioning, Weather Safety, Lower Extremity Injury Prevention, Stretching and Taping Techniques. Special thanks to David Glenn, weatherman from News Channel 9, who presented on Weather Safety. It was a pleasure hosting the In-Service for the coaches and teachers of North Georgia and we hope it is the beginning of a long lasting tradition.
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