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Hammertoe Treatment Santa Rosa, CA

Let’s Talk Hammertoe

Yes, you’ve likely heard of hammerhead sharks— especially during Shark week— but have you heard of a condition called Hammertoe? Unlike those intimidating sharks, hammertoe is a condition that’s a little less fierce. Hammertoe is when your toes point downward instead of straight ahead— resembling, you guessed it, a hammer.  So, what causes this condition […]



Orthopaedic Procedures Santa Rosa, CA

How to Treat a Compression Fracture

If you played sports growing up or if you were a particularly rambunctious child, then you may have experienced one or more stress fractures or bone breaks. As a different kind of fracture and one that typically affects adults, compression fractures commonly occur in patients who have osteoporosis. In most instances, compression fractures cause back […]



Spine Treatments Santa Rosa, CA

Causes of Spine Injuries

You’ve heard about people getting a severe spine injury that paralyzes them and changes their life forever. Although spine injuries can be very serious, there are some spine injuries that aren’t as life changing. Luckily, our orthopedic specialists at Redwood Orthopaedic Associates have seen it all. To help you better understand spine injuries, we have […]



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3 Ways to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes your bones to weaken and become brittle— resulting in broken bones if left untreated. As a condition that occurs during hormonal changes or due to calcium or Vitamin D deficiency, it’s fair to say that as long as you are doing a few things right, you can protect […]


Understanding Osteoarthritis

Having sore, stiff joints isn’t always indicative of arthritis. But if you are older in age and have noticed that your joints— especially around your knees— are feeling sorer than ever, you may have a condition called “osteoarthritis.” Here at Redwood Orthopaedic Associates, we specialize in treating these sorts of conditions to help ensure that […]


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