Shasta Orthopaedics Blog

New! Patient Education Center

August 18th, 2015

New Patient Education Center Offers Patients In-Depth Info About Treatment & Technology Options

Patient Education CenterShasta Orthopaedics’ surgeons utilize a variety of FDA approved orthopaedic implants offered by reputable and trusted manufacturers. Implants are selected based on what is most appropriate for each patient, and what will ultimately yield the best results.

Fall Sports Seasons!

August 17th, 2015

Redding Personal TrainingAugust Means Back to School and Fall Sports Seasons for Young Athletes

Summer is winding down and for many of the North State’s young people that means a return to school and participation in fall sports such as football, volleyball, cross country, swimming, soccer and more.

As the sports medicine provider for both Shasta College and Simpson University, along with many of the Area’s sports teams, Shasta Orthopaedics offers athletes of all ages a variety of services to keep them healthy and to optimize performance:

Relief Options For Ankle Arthritis Pain Vary Among Individuals

April 10th, 2015

For many years, patients suffering from arthritic ankles and bone-on-bone pain had limited options: live with the pain, or have the bones fused. Relatively recent advancements in new technologies and surgical techniques have since opened up new options for treatment of osteoarthritis in ankles including the more traditional open ankle fusion (arthrodesis), arthroscopic ankle fusion, and joint replacement (also called total ankle replacement or TAR).

While choice of treatment options is encouraging, making a decision about which option to select is not always easy, and is usually affected by a patient’s personal circumstances.

A Healthier You In 2015 Series: Gardening And Back Problems

March 26th, 2015

Gardening And Back ProblemsFive Ways to Avoid Common Back Problems Caused By Gardening

It’s that time of year again. Warmer weather has returned, birds are singing and our thoughts have turned to growing things outside. While exercise and fresh air are generally thought of as good things, many gardening activities can lead to significant back pain. Before you put your garden gloves on and grab that shovel, prepare yourself and your body by following these five simple practices.