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  • Revision total elbow arthroplasty with the ulnar component implanted into the radius for management of large ulna defects

    The purpose of this study is to describe a surgical technique and report outcomes of patients who underwent revision TEA with implantation of the ulnar component into the radius to address ulna bony defects.

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  • Evaluating the Use of Tranexamic Acid in Surgery for Proximal Humerus Fractures

    This study adds to the body of evidence on the use of TXA in orthopaedic surgery, with the results indicating that “it is a safe and effective treatment to help reduce blood loss when operating on proximal humeral fractures

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  • The importance of stretching throughout your workday

    With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects

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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    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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  • Managing Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

    In a recent propensity matched analysis, patients who opted for surgery experienced superior outcomes compared with patients who decided to try non-operative management first.

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  • Medial Elbow Exposure: An Anatomic Comparison Of Five Approaches

    Several surgical approaches to the medial elbow are described, however it remains unclear which exposure provides the optimal view of relevant medial elbow structures. The purpose of this anatomic study was to determine the visible surface area of the coronoid process, distal humerus and radial head through five approaches to the medial elbow.

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  • Avoiding Pain And Addiction After Sports-injury Surgery

    A mix of non-addictive medicines may be safer and equally successful in managing pain after shoulder or knee surgery, a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit indicates. Concerned about the opioid abuse epidemic, doctors there tested a different regimen for pain relief. They treated post-surgical pain with a combination of non-opioid medications, including anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants and nerve pain relievers.

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  • UC Ergonomics Expert Says Work Smarter At Home

    When working at home, it's good to have a break, possibly every 30 minutes, to stay healthy and minimize injury to your back, shoulders and arms

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  • Easing Arm and Shoulder Pain From a Rotator Cuff Injury

    Rotator cuff injuries are extremely common, especially as we age. The right exercises can speed healing and recovery.

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  • An arm and shoulder workout you can do at home

    Heeding the advice to stay home may be a good way to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but it can put a damper on your usual fitness routine. The good news is that there are many ways to re-create your workout at home, and doing so will not only keep your body in shape, it’ll help boost your mood. Are you ready to step it up with a simple arm and shoulder workout?

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