Total Spine Health Program

SRO’s Spine Health Program Director, Dr. Christian Athanassious Makes Top Doctor List for 2018

Santa Rosa Orthopaedic’s Dr. Christian Athanassious has been selected by his peers as among the best orthopaedic doctors by Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctors survey for 2018. Sonoma Magazine’s Top Doctor survey is distributed annually to local doctors who are asked which medical specialist they would most often recommend ...


More than one-third of people aged 40-59 likely at risk of degenerative disc disease

Dr. Christian Athanassious of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics talks about new results of a study on spine health affecting patients aged 40-59 Research published recently in The Spine Journal outlined results of a study where scientists observed CT scans of 1,200 patients, covering decades of records. They reported that ...


SRO Spine Health News with Dr. Christian Athanassious, M.D.

SRO's Spine Health News Spring Edition Newsletter is available for download here and can also be viewed below. Dr. Christian Athanassious is a board certified spine surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery from Stanford University. Dr. Athanassious is the Medical Director of SRO’s Total Spine Health Program. He also ...


Athletes with weak deep core muscles at higher risk of developing low back pain

A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center examines what may cause chronic back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it. The study, published in the Journal of Biomechanics, suggests that runners with weak deep core muscles are at higher risk of ...

Go to Top