Source: Mayo Clinic Minute
A torn rotator cuff doesn't happen to only professional athletes. It's a common cause of shoulder pain for many adults. And there are several ways to treat it, including surgery.
Source: Medical Xpress
Playing a sport has become a year-round endeavor for many youths, who feel pressure to focus exclusively on one sport in their efforts to play at the high school and collegiate levels.
Source: Loma Linda University Health
While there are preventative steps adults and children alike can take, Joseph N. Liu, MD, an orthopedic surgeon for Loma Linda University Medical Center, says it’s important to remember that there is always a risk of injury with recreational activities and that some injuries come from wear over time.
Source - Medical Xpress
In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that performing an additional surgical procedure called lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) may reduce the risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes.
Source - Medical Xpress
Some of the most common traits among patients with cartilage issues in the knee are excluding them from participating in clinical trials because the trial outcomes might not yield the optimum results for new methods of cartilage regeneration, according to a Penn Medicine study published in Regenerative Medicine.
Source - News Medical
Youth pitchers are at high risk for shoulder and elbow overuse injuries, and such injuries are on the rise. What's more, when compared with all other positions in baseball, injuries sustained during pitching are at significantly higher risk to require surgery.
Source - Verywell Health
Many people think of the biceps only further down the arm and into the elbow joint, but in fact, the muscle, and more specifically the biceps tendon, also have important roles in the function of the shoulder joint. Biceps tendon problems can be seen in isolation, or as part of problems with the rotator cuff in the shoulder.
Source - Lifewire
If you play video games and your hands start to hurt, you run the risk of suffering a repetitive stress injury that causes pain and even numbness in your hands. These symptoms are caused by swelling and compression along the carpal tunnel, a sheath for a nerve and some tendons that run from the palm to the shoulder.