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Knee & Hip Treatment Webinar ☛ Feb 11th, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

From the comfort of your home join SRO's knee and hip specialist Dr. Gary Stein for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health. Get your questions answered LIVE by our award-winning orthopedic physicians. The presentation will answer your questions about:The causes of knee and hip pain Non-surgical options, treatments Minimally invasive...


Minimally Invasive XLIF® Provides Quicker Recovery and Outstanding Results

The XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) is an approach to spinal fusion in which the surgeon accesses the intervertebral disc space and fuses the lumbar spine (low back) using a surgical approach from the side (lateral) rather than from the front (anterior) or the back (posterior). The XLIF may not...


Neck and Back Pain Webinar ☛ Jan. 28th 6 to 7:30 p.m.

From the comfort of your home join SRO's spine specialist Dr. Christian Athanassious for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health. The presentation will answer your questions about:Neck and back pain; the common sources of your pain. When is it time to see a specialist? How problems get diagnosed. What are the...


Viscosupplementation Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Arthritis

Viscosupplementation Treatments Available for Knee Arthritis Patients Santa Rosa Orthopaedics offers viscosupplimentation treatment for patients suffering from joint pain. Visco supplementation is covered by Medicare and is an alternative treatment to surgery, especially important during the pandemic. In its early stages, arthritis of the knee is treated with nonsurgical methods....


Is surgery your best option for knee pain relief?

Know when it’s time for total knee replacement More than 90% of people who have total knee replacement surgery experience a dramatic reduction of knee pain and a significant improvement in the ability to perform common activities of daily living. The decision to have total knee replacement surgery should be a...


Ankle Pain May Signal Stress Fracture

Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle Most stress fractures are caused by overuse and repetitive activity and are all too common in runners and athletes who participate in running sports including soccer and basketball. The weight-bearing bones of the foot and lower leg are especially vulnerable to stress fractures...


Don’t let a broken wrist get you down

The “Broken Wrist” and Distal Radius Fractures Distal radius fractures resulting in a “broken wrist” is a condition that is common among all age groups. The radius is the most commonly broken bone in the arm, although there are also other injuries which can occur from a fall onto the...


Knee arthritis aggravated by racket sports

Racket sports like tennis and racquetball appear to accelerate knee joint degeneration in overweight people with osteoarthritis, according to a new study. Knee joint osteoarthritis, a gradual wearing down of the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones, is a major cause of pain and disability worldwide,...