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Dr. Galen Kam Presents At AAOS

Dr. Galen Kam Presents At AAOS

Shoulder And Elbow Specialist Dr. Galen Kam At AAOS Shoulder And Elbow Specialist Dr. Galen Kam Presents At AAOS Shasta Orthopaedics shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. Galen Kam recently presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons connects surgeons around the world who share their expertise and strides in [...]
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Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural Steroid Injection Treatments Epidural steroid injections are a common treatment option for patients suffering from lower back pain and sciatica. These injections are designed to deliver a dose of steroids directly to the inflamed area of the spine, reducing inflammation and providing relief from pain. There are several indications for epidural steroid injections, including: [...]
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Shasta Orthopaedics welcomes Helene Cook, DPM

Shasta Orthopaedics welcomes Helene Cook, DPM

Dr. Cook is the 2022-2023 Northern California Reconstructive Foot & Ankle fellow Shasta Orthopaedics and the Shasta Ortho Foot & Ankle Institute welcome Helene Cook, DPM to the team. Dr. Cook joined Shasta Orhopaedics in August of 2022 as the 2022-2023 Northern California Reconstructive Foot & Ankle fellow. Previously, Dr. Cook was the Chief Resident [...]
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Liberty PT Welcomes Melanie J. Velasquez, PTA!

Liberty PT Welcomes Melanie J. Velasquez, PTA!

Shasta Orthopaedics and Liberty Physical Therapy welcome Melanie J. Velasquez, PTA, to the team. She joins Liberty PT in January of 2022. Melanie is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with over 4 years of experience in outpatient orthopedic settings. She also has over 3 years of experience as a physical therapy aid. Melanie has worked [...]
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Shasta Ortho Ankle Surgeons Case Studies, Total Talus Replacement

Shasta Ortho Ankle Surgeons Case Studies, Total Talus Replacement

Foot & Ankle Surgeons Dr. Garret Strand and Dr. Jason Nowak recently had a study published in the academic journal, Foot & Ankle Surgery: Techniques, Reports and Cases. “Custom Total Talus Replacement as a Salvage Option for Total Ankle Arthroplasty: A Prospective Report of Two Cases” chronicles the case studies of two patients who suffered […]

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Dr. Garret Strand Completes European Endurance Runs

Dr. Garret Strand Completes European Endurance Runs

When he’s not hiking, swimming, or biking in beautiful Redding, Dr. Garret Stand engages in physical fitness abroad. This late summer, Dr. Strand took on two challenging European trails: The Madrisa Trail in Switzerland and The Dolomiti di Brenta Trail in Italy. The Madrisa Trail is in the Switzerland Alps. It is 24km (14.9 miles) and has [...]
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