Stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair may be less likely to require revision surgery
Patients with stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair were more likely to be satisfied with their repair and less likely to require revision surgery than patients without stiff shoulders, according to results presented here.
Steroid injections may provide longer lasting benefits for hip pain than current best care
Steroid injections appear to lead to significantly greater pain relief and movement for up to four months than current best care in adults with hip osteoarthritis, finds a trial published by the BMJ today.
Sport improves concentration and quality of life
Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for the first time in a study by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).
How long should a concussed athlete be sidelined?
What factors predict recovery time for an athlete who has suffered a concussion? A new study has some answers. As the Stanford University authors wrote, "Prognosticating recovery times for individual athletes with a concussion remains a challenge for health care providers. Several preinjury and postinjury factors have been proposed to be predictive of prolonged return-to-play times, but the data in this area are still sparse."
Study provides attainable goals for return to sports after reconstructive foot surgery
Many patients who undergo surgery to correct a collapsing foot share the question: Will I be able to get back to doing the things I love? A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City provides attainable goals for return to sports and related physical activities for patients who have undergone procedures to correct progressive collapsing foot deformity (PCFD), a severe musculoskeletal pathology that can drastically inhibit a patient's daily function.
11 Ways to Stay Active When You're in a Cast
Finding ways to remain physically active can be a challenge for people who suffer from serious injuries and find their movement temporarily restricted because they have to wear a cast on any part of the body after an injury, such as a broken bone.
How to Unfreeze Painful Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder is a common and painful condition. Luckily, there are easy stretches that you can try to ease your pain.
80% return to baseball after meniscectomy: New study
Professional baseball players are likely to return to sport after a meniscectomy, according to a new study. The study, “Performance and Return to Sports After Meniscectomy in Professional Baseball Players,” was published online on February 11, 2022, in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
10 Easy Shoulder Mobility Exercises That Ease Pain and Improve Range of Motion
Shoulder tightness can slowly creep up with age, affecting your ability to get adequate sleep, lift grocery bags, scrub the bathtub, or push open heavy doors. Maintaining shoulder mobility usually doesn’t become a focus until these daily activities of living become impacted—or pain and stiffness get unbearable.
ECU Tendon Problems and Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain
The ECU tendon, or extensor carpi ulnaris, is one of the major wrist tendons. It is on the ulnar side of the wrist, the same side as the small finger. The tendon starts on the back of the forearm and crosses the wrist joint directly on the side.