Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Hundreds of thousands of Americans every year undergo back surgery. 20-40% of them will continue to have pain afterward, or have a recurrence of pain later. This condition is called Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. In many cases the surgery did exactly what it was supposed to do: prevented further damage to […]
Dr. Garret Strand joins Shasta Ortho’s Foot and Ankle Fellowship Dr. Garret Strand joins Shasta Orthopaedics through the Northern California Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Fellowship. Dr. Strand is Board Qualified in both foot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. As a fellow of Northern California Reconstructive Foot & […]
Do you suffer from back or neck pain? Does it make it hard to do activities like walking, gardening, golfing, or even getting out of bed in the morning? If so, radiofrequency ablation may be able to provide relief. Radiofrequency ablation is one of the most common and successful procedures performed for arthritis pain […]
April 27, 2020, Tiffany Kernutt, LCSW will be joining Shasta Orthopaedics. Ms. Kernutt will provide counseling services, preprocedural assessments, smoking cessation, nutrition counseling and weight loss management for our patients.
Aging does not mean a decrease in function or muscle atrophy. But as people age, they may experience back pain. Dr. Farzad Sabet, Shasta Orthopaedics’ back pain specialist, first approaches back pain issues with conservative treatment options, such as getting in shape, stretching, taking anti-inflammatory medication, doing physical therapy and having chiropractic adjustments.