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Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis: Signs and Treatments

People may notice elbow bursitis as a squishy lump on the back of their elbow. Often this seemingly appears out of nowhere, or they may remember something that led to the onset of their symptoms. Source: Verywell Health Read More

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Study: `Pre-habilitation` by peer coaches before knee replacement may improve outcomes

Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what’s the best way to prepare patients before the procedure? Source: MedicalXpress Read More

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Tendonitis and Tendinopathy

Tendonitis and tendinopathy are not the same things. Knowing the differences will determine your treatment. Source: Verywell Health Read More

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What to know about shoulder impingement

Shoulder impingement, which people sometimes call swimmer’s shoulder, is a condition that causes pain in the shoulder due to a tendon or bursa rubbing against the shoulder blade. Source: Medical News Today Read More

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Protective mediators can help heal injured tendon cells by attacking inflammation

Tendon tears, both to the rotator cuff and Achilles heel, are common injuries, especially in aged individuals. Painful and disabling, they can adversely impact quality of life. New approaches are required to help patients suffering from chronic tendon injuries. A novel study identified mediators that promote resolution of inflammation as potential new therapeutics to push […]

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When Is Shoulder Replacement a Good Option?

Advancements in implant design and more careful patient selection have improved outcomes and longevity of shoulder replacement in recent years. More than 70,000 of these surgeries are done annually, making shoulder replacements the fastest growing joint replacement. Osteoarthritis is a common reason for shoulder replacement. But it’s not the only one. “We offer shoulder replacement […]

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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. Shoulder rehabilitation […]

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Most Common Causes and How to Fix It

Shoulder pain, stiffness or weakness can make it difficult to carry out everyday tasks, like reaching for something on a high shelf, driving a car or brushing your hair. If you have pain that won’t go away, it’s time to see a doctor. There are a number of possible causes of shoulder pain, but the […]

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Causes of Rotator Cuff Pain and Treatment Options

Rotator cuff pain is most commonly caused by an inflamed tendon (tendinitis) or torn tendon. The quality of the pain may range from a dull, aching sensation to sharp pain that moves down the upper arm when reaching overhead or sleeping on the affected side. Interestingly, the intensity of the pain does not necessarily correlate […]

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Elbow Arthritis Treatment and Symptoms

Elbow arthritis is relatively uncommon compared to arthritis of other joints in the body including the hands, hips, and knees. That said, some people suffer from symptoms of painful arthritis symptoms and require treatment for this condition.The first step in the treatment of elbow arthritis is to determine the cause of symptoms. Unlike some joints […]

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