Orthopedics

Fall Sports Seasons!

Fall Sports Seasons!

August 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 […]

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Relief Options For Ankle Arthritis Pain Vary Among Individuals

Relief Options For Ankle Arthritis Pain Vary Among Individuals

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, […]

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A Healthier You In 2015 Series: Gardening And Back Problems

A Healthier You In 2015 Series: Gardening And Back Problems

Five 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 […]

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Innovations in Foot and Ankle Treatments Event.Register Below!

Innovations in Foot and Ankle Treatments Event.Register Below!

Healthcare professionals, you are invited to a free discussion about foot and ankle conditions and new innovative treatments available.

Dr. Jason Nowak will discuss the following topics:

  • Total ankle replacement and ankle fusion
  • Flatfoot (pediatric and adult)
  • Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine and Fracture Care
  • Bunions/Hammertoes

This event is for Healthcare Professionals only.

Tours of the Shasta Orthopaedics facility will be available.

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Anderson Silva Leg Injury And Return

Anderson Silva Leg Injury And Return

For those unfamiliar, Anderson Silva is a UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world) fighter who is recognized as one of the greatest middleweight champions of the sport (Silva was undefeated with 14 wins prior to his first fight with Chris Wiedman. Note the injury occurred in his 2nd fight with Wiedman).

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New Total Ankle Replacement System In Redding

New Total Ankle Replacement System In Redding

Shasta Ortho’s Dr. Jason Nowak Among First Surgeons in the Nation to Use Cutting Edge New Total Ankle System When he joined Shasta Orthopaedics in July of 2013, foot and ankle surgical specialist, Dr. Jason Nowak, began offering new innovative surgical and non-surgical techniques to North State patients. For patients suffering from advanced arthritis in […]

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FREE: Concussion Lecture At Shasta Orthopaedics

FREE: Concussion Lecture At Shasta Orthopaedics

Coaches, Trainers, Athletes and Parents of Athletes Tony Chang, M.D., fellowship trained sports medicine specialist, conducted a free community lecture on concussions. Dr. Chang provided the latest information regarding concussions, injury causes, diagnoses, treatment and management. The Event Was Held: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6 PM Where: Shasta Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s office located […]

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Shoulder Surgery Gets Redding Athlete Back To Crossfit

Shoulder Surgery Gets Redding Athlete Back To Crossfit

Crossfit is a core strength and conditioning program that has been growing in popularity throughout most of the world. Richard Henson, a 62 year old husband, father and grandfather in Redding joined a local Crossfit group in 2012 to get back into shape. After losing some weight and learning how to do all the exercises […]

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