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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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Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

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Tennis elbow doesn’t only apply to people who play tennis. In fact, people with occupations in carpentry, plumbing, and painting are also at risk of developing tennis elbow. In addition to tennis, other sports likely to cause tennis elbow include bowling and baseball. Men and people ages 30-50 are more susceptible to this condition than […]

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Saving Time with DocSpera

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At California Pacific Orthopaedics, we use technology to make our patients time with us easy and worry-free. With the help of DocSpera, we can make this happen! For example, Dr. Robert Mayle uses this digital fix to ease his busy workday. The time it takes to complete a surgical booking sheet with DocSpera, is less […]

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California #8 in the Nation for Best Hospitals for Pediatric Orthopedics

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For nearly 40 years, H. Relton McCarroll, Jr., MD has been an attending orthopaedic surgeon with Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California. U.S. News & World Report magazine ranked Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California #8 in the nation for Best Hospitals for Pediatric Orthopedics. Congratulations to Dr. McCarroll and his colleagues at Shriners! […]

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