Shasta Orthopaedics Blog

What Is Lumbago?

November 19th, 2014

Lumbago Is Lower Back Pain

Lumbago Is Lower Back Pain

The term Lumbago refers to discomfort or pain in the area of the lower back. The level of pain can range from mild to severe, and can be acute or chronic. In many cases, the pain from Lumbago can also radiate into the pelvis and upper legs.

Lumbago Symptoms

If you have any or all of the following symptoms, you may be suffering from Lumbago:

  • lower back pain or discomfort
  • lower back stiffness
  • soreness in pelvis or upper legs
  • muscle spasms in back
  • pain upon rising
  • tingling sensation in legs
  • curvature in spine

Innovations in Foot and Ankle Treatments Event.
Register Below!

November 13th, 2014

Healthcare professionals, you are invited to a free discussion about foot and ankle conditions and new innovative treatments available.

Dr. Jason Nowak will discuss the following topics:

  • Total ankle replacement and ankle fusion
  • Flatfoot (pediatric and adult)
  • Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine and Fracture Care
  • Bunions/Hammertoes

This event is for Healthcare Professionals only.

Tours of the Shasta Orthopaedics facility will be available.

Anderson Silva Leg Injury And Return

November 12th, 2014
Anderson Silva Leg Injury And Return


For those unfamiliar, Anderson Silva is a UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world) fighter who is recognized as one of the greatest middleweight champions of the sport (Silva was undefeated with 14 wins prior to his first fight with Chris Wiedman. Note the injury occurred in his 2nd fight with Wiedman).

True Holiday Spirit!

October 21st, 2014

Redding Holiday Donation Program

Kids4Healing supports the St. Jude holiday donation program and asks for your help!

Donations must be in by December 1st, 2014

By now, you’ve probably heard about Katelyn and her organization called Kids4Healing (If not, check her out here: Teen Stands Up To Cancer).

Katelyn and Kids4Healing are now working with the St. Jude holiday program to collect $11,000 in monetary donations and 300 new unwrapped gifts for kids being treated at St. Jude and their families. St. Jude is the only pediatric center in the United States that fully pays for lodging, travel, and medical expenses for children and their families who are without insurance. St. Jude was recently ranked as the most trusted nonprofit brand by market research firm Harris Interactive.