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What is Olecranon Bursitis?

By blogwriter
June 14, 2016

Olecranon bursitis, often referred to as an "elbow bump, " "popeye's elbow" or “student's elbow” is a condition characterized by redness, swelling and pain near the olecranon. It is caused by the inflammation or swelling up of your elbow’s bursa.The bursa can be found above the extensors of the ulna’s farthest proximal end. It is ... read more


Soccer Injuries In Children: How To Keep Them Safe

By admin
May 5, 2015

Soccer injuries are common in those children who love the sport, and it is extremely important for both parents and coaches to guard against the possibility of these injuries. While some issues, such as bruises, cuts, and scrapes, are normal and often less intense, even these can become infected if not cared for properly. In ... read more


What is Osteoarticular Transfer System (OATS) Surgery?

By admin
May 7, 2014

The knee is the most common joint to sustain injury resulting in cartilage damage. Cartilage damage can result from repetitive sprains, over use, or trauma. Cartilage damage in the knee can create pain that will worsen over time. The best way to correct an osteoarticular lesion is to undergo OATS Surgery, which stands for, "Osteoarticular ... read more


Recreational Sports injuries

By admin
April 9, 2012

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Youth Sports

By admin
April 9, 2012

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Northbay Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics now open

By admin
January 31, 2012

Announcing!! Northbay Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is now open in Vacaville, at 1010 Nut Tree Rd, Suite 150.  Office hours are Tuesdays and Fridays. Contact us to schedule an appointment at 707-446-6206... read more


Dealing With Rotator Cuff Tears

By admin
October 13, 2011

Take a look at this article written about common shoulder pain and what can be done about. At some point in everyone's life we all have some pain in our shoulders. This pain could come about after putting up the Christmas lights or pruning the trees. Most of the time it shows up for no ... read more


Preventing Adolescent Pitching injuries

By admin
September 9, 2011

This is a recent article from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. A lot of parents have been bringing in their children with shoulder and arm pain. Mostly this is because of repetitive throwing without adequate preparation and resolves with rest, ice, antiinflammatory medication and exercise. I recommend that you read this article and ... read more


Knees in Need

By admin
August 26, 2011

This is an article that was written and published a couple of years ago about baby-boomers and their knee problems. It is still relavent today as to the treatment options available. Take a look and see what you think and how it translates to your current knee complaints.  Stephen Franzino, MD ... read more


Summer In Motion Newsletter

By admin
July 15, 2011

Please read the summer version of In-Motion there are some interesting articles, also I would like you to have access to www.orthoinfo.org. This site is dedicated for patient education resources and tutorials. Its a great resource for upcoming surgeries, rehabilitation and general orthopedic questions.  Click here to read our Summer 2011 "In Motion Newsletter" ... read more