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FREE Neck and Back Pain Webinar ☛ August 11th

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, August 11th 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...


Hand Fractures – healing a broken hand

We use our hands a lot, and we depend on all the features of our hands to perform perfectly so that we can fulfill our daily activities, whether that may be texting, washing dishes, creating art or typing out a novel. There are 27 bones in the hand, any of...


Shoulder Pain: SLAP Tears

Image provided by OrthoInfo AAOS A SLAP tear is an injury to the labrum of the shoulder which can be caused by either acute trauma or by repetitive shoulder motion. This injury is to the ring of cartilage which surrounds the socket of the shoulder joint. In a Superior Labrum Anterior...


Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia Paresthetica)

An unusual painful, burning sensation at the outside of the thigh may mean that one of the large sensory nerves to the legs (lateral femoral cutaneous nerve or LFCN) is being squeezed. Known as meralgia paresthetica this condition can start as a burning sensation accompanied by pain on the outer...


Sports Injury Prevention for Life

It’s a fact that our bodies change with age. Some of these changes can make us feel like slowing down and stepping away from exercise routines. But, it’s more important than ever to stay in the game and keep moving – even when you feel like doing less. Current studies...


Recreational walking can reduce frequent knee pain

A new study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that walking for exercise can reduce new frequent knee pain among people age 50 and older diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis. Additionally, findings from the study indicate that walking...


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...