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According to a new study, it is safe for patients who have undergone rotator cuff repair to return to driving just two weeks after surgery.

Study examines rotator cuff surgery patient’s return to driving

Typical shoulder sling following rotator cuff repair. According to a new study, it is safe for patients who have undergone rotator cuff repair to return to driving just two weeks after surgery. Orthopaedic advice for this has traditionally been 4-6 weeks, and if you consult various practices and authorities across the...


VISCO offers lasting knee pain relief

Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. This painful condition develops slowly and worsens over time. Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis patients tend to try out many different treatment options to manage pain including pain relievers, physical therapy and...


Hip bursitis most often involves the bursa that covers the greater trochanter of the femur or the iliopsoas bursa. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed pain in the hip is the result.

Bursitis of the Hip, painful but treatable

What’s a bursea? Bursae are small, jelly-like sacs found around the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and heel. These sacs contain fluid and are set between bones and joints to help reduce friction. Bursitis is a condition that happens when the bursa becomes inflamed. Hip bursitis most often involves the bursa that...


Toe and forefoot fractures often result from trauma or direct injury to the bone.

Getting Help with Toe and Forefoot Fractures

Did you know that almost one quarter of all the bones in the human body can be found in the feet? All these bones work in harmony to keep us on our feet and moving. And, when a bone is broken or fractured the results can be very painful, but...


FREE Neck and Back Pain Webinar ☛ August 11th

From the comfort of your home join SRO’s spine specialist Dr. Christian Athanassious for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health on Thursday, August 11th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The presentation will answer your questions about: Neck and back pain; the common sources of your pain. When is it time to...


Hand Fractures – healing a broken hand

We use our hands a lot, and we depend on all the features of our hands to perform perfectly so that we can fulfill our daily activities, whether that may be texting, washing dishes, creating art or typing out a novel. There are 27 bones in the hand, any of...


Shoulder Pain: SLAP Tears

Image provided by OrthoInfo AAOS A SLAP tear is an injury to the labrum of the shoulder which can be caused by either acute trauma or by repetitive shoulder motion. This injury is to the ring of cartilage which surrounds the socket of the shoulder joint. In a Superior Labrum Anterior...


Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia Paresthetica)

An unusual painful, burning sensation at the outside of the thigh may mean that one of the large sensory nerves to the legs (lateral femoral cutaneous nerve or LFCN) is being squeezed. Known as meralgia paresthetica this condition can start as a burning sensation accompanied by pain on the outer...