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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction or Tommy John Surgery

UCL reconstruction is a surgical procedure commonly used to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament (which is located inside the elbow) by replacing it with a tissue graft from the patient’s own body. This surgery aims to stabilize the elbow, reduce, or eliminate pain while restoring stability and normal...


Hand Therapy: A highly skilled practice

Working with an advanced certified hand therapist can make all the difference when it comes to treating complex hand surgical cases. Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) specialize in treating hand and upper extremity conditions working closely with orthopaedic and general surgeons who also specialize in the hand. Their aim is...


Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle)

A broken ankle or fractured ankle happens when one or more of the many bones that make up the ankle joint is broken. A fractured ankle can happen with a simple break in one bone, which might slow a person down but not necessarily interfere with normal walking. An...


Introducing New CEO James Keil

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) recently announced that James Keil has been named chief executive officer. Keil was recruited and accepted the position in May, 2021, after a highly successful seven-year tenure in the same role at Ventura Orthopedics in southern California. Keil joins Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) with more than...


Minimally Invasive Elbow Arthroscopy

Orthopaedic surgeons use arthroscopy to visualize and treat problems inside a joint. For this procedure, a small camera called an arthroscope is inserted into the elbow joint and the image is then displayed on a video screen. These images are used to guide the movement of very small surgical...


Shoulder Replacement For Improved Flexibility and Mobility

An important part of maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle is having flexibility and mobility in the shoulder. Nagging symptoms such as chronic pain and arthritis that limit mobility can limit a person's ability to participate fully in life. For these patients, shoulder replacement can make a huge difference in...


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...


Join SRO for Two FREE Webinars in June

June 10th Webinar FREE Online  Seminar - Thurs., June 10th 6-7:30 p.m. Register Now: June 10th Webinar Join us from the comfort of your own home for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health featuring knee, hip and shoulder specialist, Michael J. McDermott, MD of the Santa Rosa Orthopaedic Group. The presentation...