Health Tip: Treating a Dislocated Shoulder
Capable of turning in a variety of directions, the shoulder is among the body's most mobile joints. That makes it easy to dislocate, says the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury
A New Jersey team of researchers has reported the successful, long-term relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in a wheelchair user with spinal cord injury (SCI) following a single injection of autologous, micro-fragmented adipose tissue into the affected shoulder joint.
Ulnar Neuropathy of the Wrist and Elbow
Impingement of the ulnar nerve causes a radiating pain or numbness in the pinky finger, ring finger, and edge of the hand. This is called ulnar neuropathy, which can be caused by two different conditions known as cubital tunnel syndrome and ulnar tunnel syndrome.
What can cause shoulder pain?
The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions.
Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment.
Top 10 stretches for shoulder tightness
Shoulder stretches can help relieve muscle tension, pain, and tightness in the neck and shoulders.
What is a Custom Orthosis?
After an injury, surgery, or onset of certain conditions, your doctor may ask you to see a hand therapist. Your prescription for therapy might include the need for a custom orthosis, commonly referred to as a brace or splint.
Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons
New research on the biology of tendon irritation from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) pinpoints key molecular components of injury, opening the possibility of targeting the pathways with pharmaceutical and other interventions.
Mayo Clinic Q&A: Effectively treating a separated shoulder can get you back to your active life
A few weeks ago, I was snowboarding and dislodged my collarbone. I was told I have anywhere from a grade 3 to grade 5 separation. I've had my arm in a sling for three weeks, as was recommended, but it's still painful. Does this type of injury ever heal on its own, or will I need surgery?
Ulnar Nerve Injury
The ulnar nerve is one of the major nerves of the upper extremity. Nerves are structures that allow information to travel from the brain to the periphery of your body, and nerves can also send messages back to the brain. Nerves in the upper extremity carry important information about sensations that you can feel, and movements that your brain wants your body to make.