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Gel-One Hyaluronate a Single Injection Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics now offers a single injection treatment for patients suffering from joint pain. Gel-One Hyaluronate is covered by Medicare and is an alternative treatment to surgery offering up to 6 months of pain relief in some patients. In its early stages, arthritis of the knee is treated with...


Surgery for herniated disc and sciatica pain

Microdiscectomy, or Microlumbar Discectomy (MLD) is performed to treat a painful lumbar herniated disc which can press on the spinal nerves causing pain and numbness in the buttock and leg. Microdiscectomy is one of the most common surgeries performed by spine surgeons. During this surgery either part, or all...


Morton’s neuroma is inflammation of the nerves between the metatarsal bones of the foot.

Morton’s Neuroma – inflammation of the foot

If you’ve ever had a rock in your shoe that left your foot feeling irritated and swollen, then you have some idea of what it’s like to have Morton’s Neuroma. This painful foot condition typically affects people between the ages of 40 and 50 but can happen to anyone,...


FREE Knee & Hip Treatment Webinar ☛ Oct. 13th, 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. In this webinar you will have the opportunity to get your questions answered LIVE by our award-winning knee and hip specialist. The presentation will cover topics...


Dr. Athanassious Shares Insights on Back and Neck Pain in New Video

Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Athanassious' recent online webinar! For those who missed the live broadcast, this highly informative presentation is now available for viewing on our website, below. Dr. Athanassious' also answered insightful questions from viewers which are included in this video. This video replay presentation will...


SRO Welcomes New Physical Therapy Team Members

We are pleased to announce that the Physical Therapy team at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics has gained two valuable new team members; Hayden Block, DPT and Anna Coopersmith, OTRL, CHT. The SRO PT team are experienced and highly skilled physical therapists that have completed extensive post-graduate education in orthopaedics and...


The use of platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce the risk of a second meniscus failure after operation but does not seem to protect patients who have had surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament

When is it time for a total knee replacement?

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful condition that not only slows a person down, but with every step there is a painful reminder that your knee is not ‘normal’. Whether walking, climbing stairs or simply taking a seat in a favorite chair, knee osteoarthritis is always there. In the early...


It is designed to mimic the skin’s elasticity so that it flows with the body’s full range of motion

Discover the Benefits of Kinesiology Taping

Dr. Kenzo Kase, a Japanese chiropractor first developed a flexible kinesiology tape back in the 70s. Kinesiology tape has become the go-to for physical therapists and sports enthusiasts alike since that time. Before Dr. Kenzo Kase’s invention, the only tape available was a heavy white inflexible tape that didn’t...