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Hip pain may affect the shoulder, elbow in baseball pitchers

Source: Healio

Orthopedic surgeons should examine hip range of motion and look for asymmetry in baseball pitchers who present with shoulder pain, according to a presenter at the Advances in Throwing Symposium: Latest on Injury Treatment and Performance Optimization.

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One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says

Source: Health Day

One in three between the ages of 10 and 18 said they had backaches in the past year, according to a survey of about 3,700 youngsters. The incidence rose along with kids' age and weight and was higher among those who play competitive sports.

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Torn Elbow Biceps Tendon

Source: Verywell Health

Injuries to the distal biceps tendon are not uncommon. Most often occurring in middle-aged men, these injuries often occur when lifting heavy objects. Over 90 percent of distal biceps tendon tears occur in men.

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Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery

Source: Healio

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.

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What to know about MCL tears

Source: Medical News Today

A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking

Source: Health Day

Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures

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Get in shape for tennis and other racquet sports

Source: Medical Xpress

By practicing a pregame plan for these strenuous workouts, you'll be less likely to experience injuries that could leave you sidelined.

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Diabetics more likely to experience high blood sugar after joint surgery

Source: Medical Xpress

People with diabetes who undergo joint replacement surgery are at sharply higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar after the operation, increasing their chances of developing infections and other complications, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City and The Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.

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Play It Safe With Winter Sports

Source: Health Day

Skiing, snowboarding, skating and sledding are great ways to have winter fun, but be sure to take steps to reduce your risk of injuries, experts say.

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What Causes Tendon Inflammation?

Source: Healthline

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.

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Strengthen your deltoids to help prevent shoulder injuries

Source: Medical Xpress

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.

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Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people

Source: Medical Xpress

Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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Why static stretching may not be as effective as you think

Source: Medical Xpress

For a decade, the research has been clear: static, hold-the-pose stretches prior to athletic activity diminish performance and might even open athletes up to injury.

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How Long Does Hip Replacement Surgery Last and What Can You Expect?

Source: Red Orbit

If your hip joint is so damaged or worn out that it’s rendering you unable to move your body the way you used to, you may need to undergo hip replacement surgery. First performed in 1969, it is considered a fairly routine procedure nowadays. According to data from 2010, about 2.5 million Americans are living with total hip replacements, most of them fully mobile despite their health problems.

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Patient-specific planning, navigation system improves the THA experience

Source: Healio

The HipXpert System (HipXpert) allows the surgeon and surgical team to be aware of major anatomical and component considerations prior to surgery and it enables the surgeon to accomplish the task of performing THA with precision and efficiency. 

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New surgery for groin pain found to be more effective than physiotherapy

Source: Science Daily

As the FIFA World Cup approaches researchers have found that keyhole surgery could help get injured footballers back on the pitch faster than physiotherapy-led treatments. The team has analysed two treatments for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome which refers to a problem with the hip's ball and socket joint.

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Health Tip: What To Expect From Joint Replacement Surgery

Source: Health Day

Joint replacement surgery removes damaged parts of a joint and replaces them with man-made parts. The goal is to restore function and reduce pain and inflammation.

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What to know about trochanteric bursitis

Source: Medical News Today

Trochanteric bursitis occurs when small, fluid-filled sacs in the hip called bursa become irritated. Bursitis is one of the most common causes of hip pain.

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system

Source: News-Medical.net

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system

Source: News-Medical.net

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.

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Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears

Source: Healio

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.

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Hip Arthroplasty Risk in Men Higher With Increased Dairy Product Consumption

Source: Rheumatology Advisor

Consuming more dairy products may raise the risk for total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis (OA) in men, according to a study published in the Journal of Rheumatology.

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