This event is complete, Thank you! Suffering From Hand or Wrist Problems? Shasta Orthopedics invites you to a FREE presentation on the causes and latest treatments for hand problems. Hand specialist Dr. Stephen Ferraro will discuss many common hand and wrist problems, including: carpal tunnel syndrome arthritis repetitive motion injuries injuries from sports, work and […]
Come to a FREE Knee Pain Seminar with Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Schwartz Take Back Your Life! We are proud to introduce Navia, a robotics assisted partial knee replacement system now offered at Shasta Regional Medical Center. With precision of robotics in the surgeons hands, this new procedure provides an alternative to total knee replacement that […]
Protect Yourself and Your Family: 5 Places in Your Home You Can “Fall-Proof” for the New Year According to the National Safety Council, falls occur most commonly in: Doorways Ramps Ladders Stairs Crowded areas Areas with uneven surfaces Among older adults, falls can result in serious injury and an increased risk of fatality. There are […]
Staying hydrated is extremely important if you’re an athlete of course, but it’s also important for everyone to get enough water no matter who they are. Depending on size, gender, and activity level, the recommended daily amount can vary from 2 liters to 3 or more liters per day for adults. For a lot of […]
If you suffer from pain in your feet or lower legs, you may have considered using an orthotic to help restore balance. Orthotics are designed to reduce or eliminate foot pain, align the feet to eliminate abnormal foot motion, and to encourage optimal balance when walking. While over-the-counter orthotics are available in most drug stores, […]
While it’s widely known that yoga is great for reducing stress and anxiety as well as promoting a healthy mind/body balance, yoga is also a perfect exercise program for athletes who want to master their breathing techniques and improve core strength, endurance, and flexibility.
Spring through fall is “marathon season” throughout the country. If you’re training for a marathon, these tips will help you train smart so that you can avoid injury and improve your performance.
10/18/2012 Dear Patient, Shasta Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is always concerned about the health and well being of our patients. You may have heard from numerous news reports there is a potential risk of meningitis exposure to patients who have received steroid back injections. This risk of exposure is limited to a specific steroid medication […]
We have good and bad news for smokers. The Bad News: knee pain and complications for treating knee pain are more items you can add to your list of reasons smoking is bad for you. The Good News: less knee pain and better outcomes for knee pain treatment are among the many benefits you could […]