10 Steps to Follow for Bike Safety


Biking is a prominent hobby, mode of transportation and exercise in the Athens area. On any given day, the streets are peppered with students pedaling to class, professionals biking to the office and cycling enthusiasts training for their next big race. Hopping on your bike for a leisurely ride sounds great, but there are several safety factors to consider before you head out for the day. More children ages 5 to 14 go to the emergency room after a biking accident than with any other sport.

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Gales Family Update


On September 26, 2015, I met the Gales family in terrible circumstances--after Devon's devastating spinal cord injury while playing football at Sanford Stadium. What began as a tragedy has brought so much to so many. Devon and his family have been a gift to me personally and to the Athens and UGA community at large. We have learned what courage and grace truly are, how a family's love for one another triumphs again and again.

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Start Your Morning Right


Our mornings are special and unique to each of us. Whether you love them or struggle getting out of your bed every morning, we all have a morning routine that brings us some sort of joy. Starting your morning off right with something you enjoy sets the tone for the rest of your day. Here at Athens Brain and Spine, we all really value our bright and early mornings. Here is a peek into our daily routines before you see us at the office!

Dr. Walpert:

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Our Education Doesn't Stop After Medical School


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