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FREE Shoulder Pain Cause & Treatment Webinar

Register Now! Free Online Webinar - July 14th 6-7:30 p.m. Join us for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health featuring shoulder specialist Dr. Neema Pourtaheri. This presentation will address questions about: Common causes of shoulder pain Non-surgical treatments Standard treatments for chronic pain Minimally invasive surgical options   Dr. Pourtaheri Dr. Neema Pourtaheri is a board certified...


Petaluma – We keep you in motion!

SRO's Petaluma patients are now able to access a full range of services at the medical office located at 167 Lynch Creek Way. The Petaluma office affords patients comfortable exam rooms, a full-service casting room, access to SRO sports medicine and rehabilitation services and on-site x-ray services. Multi-specialist orthopaedic surgeons...


What is a hand surgeon and when should you see one?

When you get a wrist sprain or a hand fracture or experience any painful injury to your hand, wrist or forearm you want to know that the surgeon you visit is on top of his game. SRO’s board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon Dr. Dominic Mintalucci is deeply immersed in the world...


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Is it carpal tunnel or arthritis? Or both?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition of the hand that can cause weakness, tingling, and/or numbness. With carpal tunnel, patients can experience a sensation of pain or tingling that travels up the forearm toward the shoulder. Arthritis can also cause pain and make grasping objects difficult, but for entirely different...


Summertime recreation supported by Gel-One

Gel-One offers knee pain relief so you can get out there for summertime fun!

Beautiful summer weather brings an opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreation. It's a great time to try out new activities and take up exercises that may also improve osteoarthritis. But for those who suffer from chronic knee pain that might keep you from enjoying even the most mild summertime activities Gel-One...


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Sonoma County Cyclist Peter Stetina Gets a Hand From SRO

Local cycling legend Peter Stetina ggot a helping hand recently from Santa Rosa Orthopedics hand surgeon, Dr. Dominic Mintalucci and SRO physical hand therapist Tracey Edblom.  Stetina, a longtime Sonoma County resident and former professional road cyclist-turned gravel racer, fractured his hand after another rider crashed into him in the...


Shoulder Pain Treatment Video Replay Now Available

SHOULDER PAIN CAUSE & TREATMENT WEBINAR Replay now available. In this NEW webinar replay Dr. Pourtaheri talks about: Common causes of shoulder pain Non-surgical treatments Standard treatments for chronic pain Minimally invasive surgical options Dr. Pourtaheri Dr. Neema Pourtaheri is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with sub-specialty interest and fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery. He...


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Top reasons patients chose rotator cuff surgery

Patients who chose rotator cuff repair are interested in alleviating chronic shoulder pain, and they are concerned about the condition worsening. A nagging inability to sleep due to constant discomfort is also reported. Studies bear out that through arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR), patients consistently achieve significant functional improvements and...