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  • Do I Have A Torn Ligament?

    Source: ASSH Handcare

    A torn ligament can happen in conjunction with a sprained wrist, typically when the wrist is bent backwards forcefully or put into an awkward position. This can happen during any sport such as gymnastics, soccer, football, etc. or simply during a fall. Ligaments are bands of tough connective tissue that connect two bones or hold together a joint.

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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    Source: Verywell Health

    A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). Proximal tears are more common than distal tears and usually are the the result of chronic overuse or an acute injury, such as a direct blow to the shoulder or falling onto an outstretched arm.1

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  • Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear

    Source: Verywell Health

    A torn or ruptured pectoralis muscle can limit your ability to engage in normal work and recreational activities. It can limit arm use, and may cause significant pain. If you have ruptured or torn your pectoralis major muscle in your chest, you may benefit from physical therapy (PT) to help you recover.

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  • Causes of Arm Pain and Treatment Options

    Source: Verywell Health

    Arm pain is generally experienced on the outside of the shoulder and can sometimes radiate further down toward the elbow. Causes of arm pain include overuse conditions, traumatic injuries, and other conditions that can lead to discomfort.

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  • Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

    Source: Medical Xpress

    An algorithm that analyzes MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

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  • 9 Exercises to Ease Shoulder Pain

    Source: US News

    Shoulder aches and weakness put a crimp in routine activities from playing sports and carrying toddlers to hauling groceries and swinging hammers. Below, experts in strength and body mechanics offer tips on shoulder exercises to help you live well, function better and ultimately become stronger and free of shoulder pain.

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  • Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend

    Source: EurekAlert

    The adverse side effects of the social isolation measures implemented to combat COVID-19 include an increase in sedentary behavior and physical inactivity, which can contribute to a deterioration in cardiovascular health even in the short term. Older people and people with chronic diseases tend to be most affected.

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  • DIABETES IS RISK FACTOR FOR INFECTION AFTER ELBOW ARTHROSCOPY

    Source: Orthopedics This Week

    To better understand the complication risks after elbow arthroscopy, in the study“Complication of Elbow Arthroscopy in a Community-Based Practice,” researchers analyzed outcomes at a large community practice with multiple surgeons.

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  • Does Medicare Cover Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

    Source: Healthline

    Because Medicare doesn’t typically cover elective surgeries, you may be concerned that you’ll have to live with pain or pay for the surgery out of pocket. But Medicare will, in fact, pay for a portion of the costs if your doctor states that shoulder replacement surgery is medically necessary in your specific case.

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  • When is the optimal time for knee surgery and rehabilitation after knee dislocation?

    Source: EurekAlert

    Surgery is typically necessary to treat the injury. But should it be done immediately after the injury happens?

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