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SRO’s COVID-19 – Telehealth Video Appointment Update

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics the health and safety of our patients and staff is always our number one priority. With this in mind, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. SRO COVAID-19 UPDATE Due to the Covaid-19 virus, our office at 34 Mark West Springs Road is closed until...


SRO’s Full Range of Services at Petaluma Office

Dr. McDermott Dr. Pourtaheri Dr. Schakel Dr. Mintalucci Dr. Athanassious A full complement of orthopaedic surgeons and services is now available for patients from the Santa Rosa Orthopaedic (SRO) Petaluma office in southern Sonoma County. Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) offers a full range of services at the medical office in Petaluma, located at 167 Lynch...


Obsessively passionate runners report the most running-related injuries

Each week, millions of runners around the world lace up their running shoes, spurred on by the psychological, health and social benefits that running delivers. A new research paper by University of South Australia Adjunct Professor Jan de Jonge and his team reveals the price that runners (and society) pay...


SRO In-House Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

SRO award winning physical and hand therapist work directly with SRO physicians for exceptional outcomes.  The rehabilitation services offer a spacious gym with state-of-the-art equipment. The sports medicine and rehabilitation practice is dedicated to caring for professional, collegiate, everyday athletes and weekend warriors alike. Our integrated care model allows patients...


North Bay’s Premiere Choice in Orthopaedic Care for More Than 60 Years

Santa Rosa Orthopaedic (SRO) is one of the leading and largest orthopaedic practices in the north bay and the only one that offers diagnosis, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation all within one practice.  Founded in 1957 this independent and physician owned practice has grown to ten orthopaedic surgeons, three physician...


Researchers delve into low back pain relief options

About 80 percent of adults in the United States will experience lower back pain at some point. Treating back pain typically involves medication, including opioids, surgery, therapy and self-care options. Efforts to reduce opioid use and increase physically based therapies to reduce pain and increase physical function and safety...


Video gamer injuries require unique approach to sports medicine

Across the U.S. the esports athlete is a rising class of competitor in the highest collegiate and professional arenas. According to researchers in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, the field of sports medicine needs to catch up in order to address these players' particular needs. Well beyond casual...


Patient Testimonial – Dr. Athanassious – Susie Sweet

Susie was an international flight attendant for United Airlines for 35 years. Five years prior to retiring, she purchased a floral nursery (Sweet Lane Wholesale Nursery), along with her husband.  For five years she had two jobs and when she retired from the airlines, the nursery became her full-time...