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  • Arthroscopic, open shoulder stabilization may produce comparable long-term results

    Patients with shoulder instability who underwent arthroscopic stabilization experienced clinical outcomes that were comparable to open stabilization surgery. Furthermore, there were no differences in the procedures’ subjective outcome scores at 15 years’ follow-up, according to study results.

    Source: Healio

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  • Stiff Shoulder Syndrome and Parkinson’s Disease

    Shoulder stiffness is, in fact, often associated with Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder caused by a lack of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical that helps you to have smooth, coordinated muscle movements.

    Source: Verywell Health

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  • Evidence Behind Injections on the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.

    Source: Sports Med Review

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  • Broke your arm? Exercise the other one to strengthen it

    If you have ever broken an arm and had to wear a cast or splint for a few weeks, you will be familiar with the alarming loss of muscle and uneasy feeling of weakness experienced after removing your cast. Most people do not do much exercise while a broken arm is healing and can struggle with this loss of muscle, known as "atrophy," and weakness for many weeks after the injury.


    Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Treating and Managing Shoulder Pain

    Sore shoulder remedies: This common joint problem can affect anyone. Shoulder pain may involve the cartilage, ligaments, muscles, nerves, or tendons. It can also include the shoulder blade, neck, arm, and hand.


    Source: Healthline

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  • What happens with a pinched nerve in the shoulder?

    A pinched nerve in the shoulder occurs when a nearby structure irritates or presses on a nerve coming from the neck. This can lead to shoulder pain and numbness of the arm and hand.


    Source: Medical News Today

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  • Another step toward the hand prosthesis of the future

    Researchers stimulated the nerves of an amputated arm with signals very similar to the natural ones, succeeding in "imitating the colors" of the evoked sensations of the various types of receptors and related nerve fibers present in the fingertips of the hand. This has brought greater realism and greater functionality of the feelings experienced by patients.


    Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Seven exercises for shoulder arthritis

    Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including the shoulder joints. Performing specific exercises on a regular basis can help relieve the symptoms of arthritis, which include pain and swelling.


    Source: Medical News Today

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  • Young Athletes With Shoulder Instability Might Benefit From Arthroscopy

    Young athletes with shoulder instability are considered to be a high-risk group of patients following arthroscopic shoulder stabilization given the high recurrence rates and lower rates of return to sport, which have been reported in the literature. However, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego outcomes may be improved by proper patient selection and reserving arthroscopic stabilization for athletes with fewer incidents of pre-operative instability.

    Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Elbow Injuries – and Surgery – Affect High School Pitchers More Than Anyone Else

    According to the study, athletes ages 15 to 19 accounted for 56.8 percent of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction procedures - Tommy John surgery, as it is popularly known - from the start of 2011 through 2015.

    Source: The Inquirer

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