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Published results showed preoperative grip strength positively correlated with shoulder strength and function after reverse shoulder arthroplasty and may work as a prediction tool for outcomes in these patients.
Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition that occurs when a tendon near the elbow is subjected to repetitive forces. While this issue may occur in golfers, it can happen to anyone and cause pain that spans from the wrist to the elbow on the inside of your arm.
This type of pain can be caused by common conditions like muscle strain or cervical stenosis. Or, it may stem from rarer but more serious concerns like a heart attack or lung cancer. This article will detail eight potential causes of left-side neck and shoulder pain and address how to find relief from each.
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
Results published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found patients who underwent anatomic total or reverse shoulder arthroplasty had “significant and rapid” improvements in sleep disturbance after surgery.
Competing as part of a school activity can be a great way to instill the exercise habit. But parents and coaches know it's not as simple as handing a student a football, pompom or clarinet and saying, "Go play." So, we asked experts for advice on keeping things as safe and healthy as possible. Here's what they said
The study, of nearly 4,000 former National Football League (NFL) players, found that Black men reported more intense, more debilitating pain than their white counterparts. They were also more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety or fatigue -- and those problems were often related to their pain levels.
The neck and shoulders are complex and interconnected areas, and medical problems that affect one often affect the other, as well. Pain and dysfunction from injuries or conditions that impact the joints, muscles, and other structures can easily spread from the neck to the shoulder(s) and from the shoulder(s) to the neck.
Results published in Journal of Orthopedic Surgery showed that a thin, laser-etched osteochondral allograft yielded positive short-term clinical outcomes in isolated articular cartilage defects in the knee.
Shoulder blade pain can have many different causes. Although you may assume you sustained an injury or simply slept in the wrong way, the pain might actually be related to your heart, lungs, spine, abdomen, or pelvis. In cases like these, the pain may be referred, meaning that a problem in one part of the body excites nerves that trigger pain in another part of the body, such as your shoulder blade.
Swimming is a fun, relaxing activity that fuels brain health and builds strong bodies. It's great for growing children, since learning to move in the water improves coordination and flexibility.
The elbow is an underappreciated joint that brings many daily tasks within your reach.
For people with osteoarthritis (often called the "wear and tear" form of arthritis), golf helps maintain joint range of motion, strength and endurance, and contributes to mental health and well-being.
While ACL reconstruction with an allograft was associated with a high risk of revision in younger patients, it may be an acceptable choice for older patients who are not athletes, according to a presenter here.