Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery
Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and patients who underwent only rotator cuff repair, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Exercising When You Have an Injury
While it's important to give your body the chance to properly heal, with a little planning and common sense (along with your doctor's OK), it's possible to keep up with an exercise routine (though perhaps a modified one) while recovering.
Positive self belief key to recovery from shoulder pain
Positive self belief is the key to recovery from pain, say Uresearchers. The research team studied over 1,000 people undergoing physiotherapy for shoulder pain. They found that people are more likely to recover if they have the confidence to carry on doing most things, despite their pain.
Corticosteroid injection may be effective treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome
Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome treated with corticosteroid injection experienced superior clinical effectiveness at 6 weeks compared to patients treated with night-resting splints, according to results published in The Lancet.
The Rise Of Hand Injuries In Low- And Middle-Income Countries
Research and education on global health issues generally tend to focus on life-threatening conditions, such as HIV and cancer; rather than disabling but non-life-threatening injuries. This trend has resulted in hand injuries to be treated as a low priority public health issue.
In their DNA: Rotator cuff stem cells more likely to develop into fat cells
Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder's rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference.
15 Things Your Hands Can Say About Your Health
Your hands can do more than pick things up and pull things up on your smartphone. In fact, they’re actually indicators as to how healthy you are. Wondering what your hands are telling you? Here are 15 things your hands can tell you about your health.
What Causes Tendon Inflammation?
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.
Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries
When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder.
Broke your arm? Exercise the other one to strengthen it
If you have ever broken an arm and had to wear a cast or splint for a few weeks, you will be familiar with the alarming loss of muscle and uneasy feeling of weakness experienced after removing your cast.