Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates | Santa Rosa, CA

Our Blog

What Are the Symptoms of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

Approximately 200,000 people in the United States suffer from lumbar spinal stenosis. This debilitating condition can severely impact a person’s ability to engage in various activities. It is vital to recognize the symptoms to determine if you, too, are suffering from it. Here is what you should know. What Is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis? Lumbar spinal stenosis is the […]


Does My Child Have Patellar Instability?

What Is Patellar Instability?

Your kneecap – the patella – is attached to your thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia) by tendons. The thigh bone has a groove where the kneecap rides. As you bend and straighten your knee, the patella slides up and down in that groove, which is called the trochlear groove. If the kneecap moves outside […]


shoulder sprain

How Long Does It Take for a Shoulder Sprain to Heal?

Shoulder sprains are one of the most common orthopedic injuries, and luckily, many heal by themselves with rest, ice, and temporary lifestyle modifications. In general, patients do not need to undergo any invasive treatment to have their shoulder sprain heal. However, in some severe cases, you may need shoulder surgery to repair the AC joint and ligaments. […]


shoulder sprain

The Most Common Shoulder Injuries and How to Treat Them

Shoulder injuries are among the most common orthopedic injuries. They can be caused by stress, strain, overuse, or direct trauma through a sudden movement, fall, or impact. At Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, patients are given personalized treatment plans that help improve mobility and restore functionality for all shoulder injuries, including the most common ones listed below. […]


Osteoarthritis

Understanding Osteoarthritis and Disc Herniations — And How To Address Them

Many people take their spine for granted, but this remarkable structure is so important for daily life. However, it’s not immune to wear and tear, leading to various conditions that can impact our ability to function, both professionally and personally. Read on to learn more about the following spinal issues common to many patients: osteoarthritis, […]


Pain In The Hips? How To Know If You Need Surgery

Hip joints, like so many crucial parts of our body, are something we often don’t think about until we experience problems. These hard-working joints take the brunt of activities like walking, running, and jumping, making them prone to wear and tear over time. The problem can be worsened by conditions like osteoarthritis, which leads to […]


What You Need to Know About ACL Surgery

Your knees are crucial to maintaining your body’s balance and support. ACL tears are among the most common sports injuries, and they typically need surgery to heal completely. Here is what you need to know about ACL surgery and how you can recover. What Is the ACL? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the main […]


3 Tips To Minimize Orthopaedic Injury For Runners

Wind in the hair, air in the lungs, sun on your face, running can not only be one of the greatest exercises someone can do for their overall physical health but it can also be an incredible mood elevator! If you’re a runner, you want to keep running! Don’t let injury or discomfort stop you from […]


Understanding Adhesive Capsulitis

You wake up one day and struggle to roll out of bed with your stiff shoulder. It’s been like this for a month now, and you’re beginning to become worried if it’ll ever get better. While there are many conditions that can affect your shoulder, adhesive capsulitis is an important one to understand. Adhesive capsulitis, also […]


Close up barefeet woman in painful hammertoes

Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Treatments in Santa Rosa, CA

Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates in Santa Rosa, CA, offers a full scope of orthopaedic services for foot and ankle injuries. Our board-certified experts utilize the most advanced diagnostic procedures and treatment modalities available. In this blog, we will discuss some of our clinic’s foot and ankle treatments. Bunion and Hammertoe Treatments  Bunions and hammertoes are […]


Request An Appointment

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Call Today (707) 544-3400