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  • An arm and shoulder workout you can do at home

    Heeding the advice to stay home may be a good way to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but it can put a damper on your usual fitness routine. The good news is that there are many ways to re-create your workout at home, and doing so will not only keep your body in shape, it’ll help boost your mood. Are you ready to step it up with a simple arm and shoulder workout?

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  • Ouch! Shoulder pain and how to treat it

    You probably don't think about your shoulders much, until you suddenly experience pain in one of them. Shoulder pain can make a simple act — brushing and drying your hair, reaching behind your back to fasten a bra, or grabbing something overhead — seem like a monumental task.

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  • Types of Elbow Fractures in Children

    Broken elbows are common injuries in children. Many activities kids participate in making their elbows vulnerable to injury. Furthermore, there are several growth plates (areas of bone that are actively growing) around the elbow joint. These growth plates are susceptible to injury. Children who have elbow injuries should be evaluated by a physician for a fracture.

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  • Exercises to Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff Muscles

    The rotator cuff muscles can be prone to inflammation and tears during overhead activities or due to wear and tear. An important way to reduce tears or rotator cuff injury is by strengthening these muscles.

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  • The clinical impact of arthroscopic vs. open osteocapsular dbridement for primary osteoarthritis of the elbow: a systematic review

    Primary elbow osteoarthritis (PEOA) is a debilitating disease that can be difficult to treat. Osteocapsular débridement (OD) has been described through various approaches, including arthroscopic and open approaches, with successful outcomes in treating PEOA. The purpose of this review was to compare the clinical results of arthroscopic vs. open OD for PEOA.

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  • Study Shows Improved Outcomes with an Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System

    Younger, active adults who underwent anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) with an inlay glenoid component and stemless ovoid humeral head experienced improved clinical outcomes and a high rate of return to occupational and sporting activity, with no reoperations or radiographic loosening, according to a study published online by the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

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  • 7 Ways to Test for Tennis Elbow at Home and in Office

    Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the forearm muscles that connect to the outside of your elbow become irritated. This can cause pain and tenderness that’s usually located on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow. There are several simple tests you can do to determine if you have tennis elbow. You can do most of these tests on your own, but a few do require the assistance of a doctor or medical professional.

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  • Surgical, nonoperative treatment of rotator cuff tears yielded similar outcomes

    Published results showed no significant differences in clinical outcomes at 12 months among patients with acute traumatic rotator cuff tears who received either surgical treatment or nonoperative treatment.

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  • AC Joint Reconstruction Surgery

    The goal of all surgical treatments for a shoulder separation is to restore the normal alignment of the end of the collarbone with the outer edge of the shoulder blade (the acromion)

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  • Rehab Exercises for Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder exercises can be useful in the treatment of many of the common causes of shoulder pain. These exercises are also part of the usual rehabilitation from most any shoulder surgery. Shoulder exercises should be performed under the direction of a physician to ensure the proper muscles are being targeted for your condition.

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