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.
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
Rotator cuff injuries are extremely common, especially as we age. The right exercises can speed healing and recovery.
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?
You probably don't think about your shoulders much, until you suddenly experience pain in one of them. Shoulder pain can make a simple act — brushing and drying your hair, reaching behind your back to fasten a bra, or grabbing something overhead — seem like a monumental task.
The rotator cuff muscles can be prone to inflammation and tears during overhead activities or due to wear and tear. An important way to reduce tears or rotator cuff injury is by strengthening these muscles.
The clinical impact of arthroscopic vs. open osteocapsular débridement for primary osteoarthritis of the elbow: a systematic review
Primary elbow osteoarthritis (PEOA) is a debilitating disease that can be difficult to treat. Osteocapsular débridement (OD) has been described through various approaches, including arthroscopic and open approaches, with successful outcomes in treating PEOA. The purpose of this review was to compare the clinical results of arthroscopic vs. open OD for PEOA.
Published results showed no significant differences in clinical outcomes at 12 months among patients with acute traumatic rotator cuff tears who received either surgical treatment or nonoperative treatment.
The goal of all surgical treatments for a shoulder separation is to restore the normal alignment of the end of the collarbone with the outer edge of the shoulder blade (the acromion)
Shoulder exercises can be useful in the treatment of many of the common causes of shoulder pain. These exercises are also part of the usual rehabilitation from most any shoulder surgery. Shoulder exercises should be performed under the direction of a physician to ensure the proper muscles are being targeted for your condition.