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Rotator Cuff Tears and Chronic Shoulder Pain

It is not uncommon for athletes participating in sports - particularly those involving repetitive overhead motions of the arm – to experience painful rotator cuff tears. In older patients, sudden trauma and the natural aging process can also result in shoulder pain caused by rotator cuff tears. How Rotator Cuff...


When Total Joint Replacement is the Best Option

What is TJR Total joint replacement (TJR) is one of the most successful surgical procedures available, thanks to refined surgical techniques, improved implant characteristics, aggressive physical rehabilitation with a focus on pain management. Total joint replacement surgery, or arthroplasty, is performed to repair severe injuries or to replace joints destroyed by...


FREE Knee & Hip Treatment Webinar ☛ Feb 11th, 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. Get your questions answered LIVE by our award-winning orthopedic physicians. The presentation will answer your questions about: The causes of knee and hip pain Non-surgical options, treatments Minimally invasive...


Minimally Invasive XLIF® Provides Quicker Recovery and Outstanding Results

The XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) is an approach to spinal fusion in which the surgeon accesses the intervertebral disc space and fuses the lumbar spine (low back) using a surgical approach from the side (lateral) rather than from the front (anterior) or the back (posterior). The XLIF may not...


Neck and Back Pain Webinar ☛ Jan. 28th 6 to 7:30 p.m.

From the comfort of your home join SRO's spine specialist Dr. Christian Athanassious for an educational online seminar sponsored by Sutter Health. The presentation will answer your questions about: Neck and back pain; the common sources of your pain. When is it time to see a specialist? How problems get diagnosed. What are the...


Viscosupplementation Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Arthritis

Viscosupplementation Treatments Available for Knee Arthritis Patients Santa Rosa Orthopaedics offers viscosupplimentation treatment for patients suffering from joint pain. Visco supplementation is covered by Medicare and is an alternative treatment to surgery, especially important during the pandemic. In its early stages, arthritis of the knee is treated with nonsurgical methods....


Is surgery your best option for knee pain relief?

Know when it’s time for total knee replacement More than 90% of people who have total knee replacement surgery experience a dramatic reduction of knee pain and a significant improvement in the ability to perform common activities of daily living. The decision to have total knee replacement surgery should be a...


Ankle Pain May Signal Stress Fracture

Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle Most stress fractures are caused by overuse and repetitive activity and are all too common in runners and athletes who participate in running sports including soccer and basketball. The weight-bearing bones of the foot and lower leg are especially vulnerable to stress fractures...