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What to know about tendinitis

Tendinitis — also known as tendonitis — is the inflammation of a tendon. It usually happens when a person overuses or injures a tendon during physical activity. Tendons are cable-like tissues that connect muscles to bones. Although one of their functions is to take some of the strain off the muscles, too much activity can […]

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The Best Stretches and Exercises for Patellar Tendonitis

Prolonged overuse and sudden changes in activity level are the primary causes of patellar tendonitis. The injury is also known as jumper’s knee given how common it is for those competing in sports that require serious hops. (Basketball and volleyball, for instance.) Source: healthessentials Read More

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Nerve Zap’ Pain Treatment Could Cut Need for Opioids After Surgeries

An emerging technology could zap your post-op pain away — little or no opioids needed. The technique is called percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation. It involves inserting a small wire next to a nerve and using a stimulator to deliver a mild electrical current to the affected area, interrupting pain transmission. The University of California, San […]

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What to know about bicep tendonitis

Bicep tendonitis develops when a tendon in the biceps muscle swells and becomes inflamed. It usually occurs with other problems with the shoulder, such as dislocation, impingement, or arthritis. A tendon is a strong band of connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. Tendonitis can cause a person to experience pain and stiffness. It can […]

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Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

With spring baseball season underway, a Henry Ford Health System sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, warns about how overuse can contribute to the high rate of arm injuries among youth players. Players between the ages of 15 and 19 account for nearly 57% of all Tommy John surgeries, according to a 2015 study in the American […]

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Golfer’s Elbow exercises: What is Golfer’s Elbow and how do you treat it?

Golfer’s Elbow, like Tennis Elbow, is a condition that causes pain in your elbow. However, Golfer’s Elbow is where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow and the pain might spread into your forearm and wrist. Tennis Elbow occurs on the outside of the elbow […]

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A common shoulder injury could heal faster, thanks to this first-of-a-kind tissue implant

A shoulder injury such as a badly torn rotator cuff threatens to pause or end the career of any athlete in sports ranging from football, basketball and baseball to golf and tennis. Athletes sidelined with such an injury could benefit from a new tissue implant on the market invented at Purdue University. The implant has […]

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What’s Causing Knee Pain on the Outer (Lateral) Part of Your Knee?

Pain on the outer (or lateral) part of the knee can be caused by an injury. It may also be the result of inflammation in a band of tough fibrous tissue that runs down the outside of the thigh, and attaches to the front of the tibia (shin bone). Pain in this area may also […]

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The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief

Lower body strengthening exercises may offload unwanted stressors on the knee joint by improving shock absorption through enhanced muscle strength. This article lists eight knee stretches and exercises to try, information on their benefits, and whether it is safe to stretch with knee pain. It also includes tips on how a person can keep their […]

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Acromioplasty: Not a one-size-fits-all procedure

Surgeons have performed acromioplasty to reduce pain and prevent rotator cuff disease progression since the 1970s. However, in the past decade, a number of randomized trials have brought the appropriate use of acromioplasty into question. There is certainly evidence out there that would suggest routine acromioplasty is not always indicated in subacromial disease patterns and/or […]

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