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What is a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner?

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At California Pacific Orthopaedics, our team comprises of surgeons as well as physician assistants and nurse practitioners. This team approach is critical to our approach to patient care.   The key difference between a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant is their training and background. Both are important members of the health care team.   […]

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Our patient treks the Himalayas on a new knee

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Bill, a resident of Mill Valley is living his dream by taking a year to travel around the globe with his wife. “We were preparing for an active trip,” he said, “which included two-week treks and hiking in Japan, the Himalayas and around Machu Picchu.”   A prior injury comes back to haunt him To […]

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Surf’s up! Avoiding injuries in the breaks

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When thinking about surfing injuries, most people may think they come from shark attacks. But those attacks are exceedingly rare, when compared to the risk of other traumatic injuries. Common among them are spinal or head injuries from wiping out. Even experienced surfers can suffer from impacts with their own or someone else’s surfboard. In […]

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What is an MCL Sprain?

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss at least four weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament, the team announced today. Last year, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry sustained a sprained ligament that kept him out of play several weeks. What does “MCL sprain” mean? It’s an injury that is common among alpine skiers […]

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Ready for a Pick-Up Game of Football?

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There are four main categories of injuries that are common among football players: traumatic injuries, concussions, overuse injuries and heat sickness. Today we will focus on traumatic injuries.

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