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Get To Know Dr. John Blankenship

“Physicians today are pioneering new ways to diagnose, assess and treat patients that is moving healthcare forward… along with wellness and recovery.” Many Uind it hard to believe that Dr. Blankenship takes time out of his schedule to get on top of a tractor and...

Your PC Muscles & The Kegel Exercise

We all hear about the weight lifters, joggers and mall walkers, but few have heard of friends and peers doing their regular Kegel exercises. The Kegel exercise works with the pubococcygeus muscle – or PC muscle – that is a “hammock- like” muscle found in both males...

Personal Patient Portal

Urology Group of Athens will be introducing its personal patient portal program in 2015. Patients will be able to use it to access a set of forms, materials and information all designed around improving patient outcomes. As part of the Health Reform Act, physicians...

What Is BPH? How is it diagnosed?

BPH stands for Benign Prostatic Hyerplasia, or in laymen terms, an enlarged prostate gland. The prostate gland is a walnut size organ located right below the bladder that controls the flow of urine and sperm. An enlarged prostate gland is a non-cancerous growth of...

Good For You Summer Coolers

Not only is cranberry juice good for your urinary track, but cranberry juice can be very refreshing in the midst of Georgia summer heat! Sparkling Cranberry Punch is a classic Southern Cooler where you simply mix together the tree ingredients below and top with either...