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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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Tennis Elbow Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

A lateral epicondylitis release is a surgery commonly used to treat tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). It is used when conservative treatments fail to resolve the pain and loss of grip strength caused by this overuse injury. By cutting the damaged tendon at the point where it attaches to the bone, called the lateral epicondyle, the […]

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An individualized approach to improve surgical outcomes after shoulder dislocation

A dislocated shoulder is a common sports injury that can occur with a single swing of the tennis racket or an awkward fall on the field. Though popping the bone back into the socket may seem like a simple solution, the reality is more complex. The injury can sometimes require an operation, and improper surgical […]

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What can cause pain in the back of the knee when straightening the leg?

When a person experiences pain in the back of their knee when straightening their leg, it is called posterior knee pain. Pain in the back of the knee, called the popliteal fossa, is common, but there is a wide range of causes, ranging from ligament injury to arthritis. Some of these causes will get better […]

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