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Neck and Back Pain Webinar ☛ February 10th

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, February 10th 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...


Petaluma – We Keep You In Motion

Our Petaluma Orthopedic Team offer a full complement of highly skilled orthopedic surgeons and physical therapy professionals are available for patients at our Petaluma office providing the most up-to-date, medically appropriate treatment options. Request an Appointment


Bunions, the turnip of foot ailments

A bunion is a painful bony bump that develops over time on the inside of the foot at the big toe joint. The word "bunion" comes from the Greek word for turnip, presumably attributed to the condition because the bump can become red and inflamed and resemble a turnip. Associated with...


Chronic Back Pain an Issue for Veterans

Disabling back pain is a commonly reported condition that affects the lives of many veterans, impacting mobility and ability to work after being discharged. In some cases, back pain is the result of a traumatic event, but it can also be a result of long term overuse and  daily strain. It...


Dupuytren's disease is a condition that affects the fibrous layer of tissue that lies underneath the skin in the palm and fingers. This layer of tissue called ‘fascia’ can thicken over time causing the fingers to be pulled inward or contract, towards the palm.

Hand Ailments: Dupuytren’s Disease

Image provided by OrthoInfo Dupuytren's disease is a condition that affects the fibrous layer of tissue that lies underneath the skin in the palm and fingers. This layer of tissue called ‘fascia’ can thicken over time causing the fingers to be pulled inward or contract, towards the palm. Dupuytren's contracture can eventually...


Digital devices and the pain overuse can cause

Request an Appointment Hand-held digital devices may be today’s best way to stay informed and involved – but there is clear evidence that they are changing how we live – and not always in a good way. As this trend continues to develop so does the growing list of digital disabilities...


Holiday Hazards: Bad to the Bone

Request an Appointment As surprising as it may be, some traditional holiday activities can cause injuries severe enough to turn the festive season into a trip to the emergency room. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says that at least 60,000 visits to doctors' offices, emergency rooms, and clinics are...


The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper's knee, and other tendon injuries a painful, challenging process, often leading to secondary tendon ruptures. New

Shoulder Pain – Rotator Cuff Injuries

Request an Appointment A rotator cuff injury or tear is a common cause of pain and disability of the shoulder. It is common in both young athletes and middle-aged people. It happens so often that each year, almost 2 million people in the United States visit their doctors due to this...