From the desk of our own physician athlete, Shelley McDonald, MD:

July Newsletter PicSports injuries generally occur for two different reasons: trauma or overuse.  Traumatic injuries are usually obvious, like when an athlete falls on his or her knee and the force is too much for the muscles, joints or bones to absorb.   Overuse injuries are actually more common and occur when the body is pushed past its current physical limits of conditioning, causing a gradual breakdown of body structures.

Read more in our July Newsletter.

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Did You Know? Botulinum Toxin Injection Treatments Are Effective for Chronic Migraine Headaches

Dr SamarthWhen chronic migraine headaches are not adequately controlled with oral medications or patients have side effects with oral medications used for migraine headaches, I have found that preventative treatment with Botox injections form an important part of a Chronic Migraine treatment plan.  Onabotulinum toxin A (Botox) injections are FDA approved since 2011 for the prevention of headaches in adult patients with chronic migraines (>=15 days per month with headache of which >8 days are associated with migraine and headache lasting 4 hours a day or longer).

Read more in our June Newsletter.

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Ultrasound Guided Diagnosis & Treatment Now Available At RehabOne!

joelUltrasound Guided Diagnosis &  Treatment Now Available At RehabOne!   What is Ultrasound? A non-invasive and painless imaging technology that uses sound waves to create images of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and nerves to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions.

Read more in our April Newsletter.

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RehabOne Specialty Services!

RehabOne GroupDr. Amruta Samarth offers a Neuro Rehabilitation clinic, for patients with neurological diagnosis, in our Los Gatos office. For more information: http://rehabone.com/neuro-rehabilitation/

Please read more in our March Newsletter

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Amruta Samarth, MD, Has Joined The RehabOne Team!

Dr SamarthDr. Amruta Samarth completed her Residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) from Baylor College of Medicine/University of Texas Alliance Program where she was awarded the prestigious Oliver R. Smith M.D. award for Outstanding Resident for excellence in research, academic and clinical skills.

Please read more in our February Newsletter

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