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  • Getting more from standard rotator cuff strengthening exercises

    Source: Shoulder & Elbow

    The aim of this clinical laboratory study was to compare scapular and rotator cuff muscle activation between standard and modified exercises.

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  • Tendonitis and Tendinopathy

    Source: Verywell Health

    Tendonitis and tendinopathy are not the same things. Knowing the differences will determine your treatment.

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  • When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?

    Source: Verywell Health

    If you have suffered a fractured ankle and had to have surgery with plates and screws to reduce the fracture, you may wonder when you can return to running. Some amount of healing must take place initially, but over time, one of your goals may be to return to running after your fracture. Is there a safe way to determine when to start running after ankle surgery, and can a physical therapist help? How long does it take before you can hit the road and get back to running after an ankle fracture?

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  • What to know about shoulder impingement

    Source: Medical News Today

    Shoulder impingement, which people sometimes call swimmer's shoulder, is a condition that causes pain in the shoulder due to a tendon or bursa rubbing against the shoulder blade.

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  • How to treat hip osteoarthritis

    Source: Medical News Today

    Osteoarthritis, sometimes called "wear and tear" arthritis, is a common degenerative condition. Doctors can treat osteoarthritis with medication and surgery. People can also manage their symptoms with different exercises and stretches.

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  • What is claudication?

    Source: Medical News Today

    Claudication is muscular pain, cramping, or fatigue that typically occurs during exercise and goes away with rest.

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  • Is Partial Knee Replacement Right For You?

    Source: Verywell Health

    The partial knee replacement surgical procedure has generated significant interest because it uses a smaller incision and has a faster recovery than full knee replacement surgery. Partial knee replacement is a type of and minimally invasive surgery. The idea is to remove only the most damaged areas of cartilage from the joint and leave any healthy parts of the joint for continued use.

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  • Protective mediators can help heal injured tendon cells by attacking inflammation

    Source: Science Daily

    Tendon tears, both to the rotator cuff and Achilles heel, are common injuries, especially in aged individuals. Painful and disabling, they can adversely impact quality of life. New approaches are required to help patients suffering from chronic tendon injuries. A novel study identified mediators that promote resolution of inflammation as potential new therapeutics to push chronically injured tendons down an inflammation-resolving pathway.

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  • Chronic Back Pain? You May Find Relief With Behavioral Medicine

    Source: Healthessentials

    No pain, no gain? Not true for people suffering from chronic back pain. Instead, it’s the opposite: Back pain is one of the main causes of missed work (and missed paychecks). But could the key to coping with chronic back pain be in your mind?

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  • Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Source: Verywell Health

    An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint dislocation, following shoulder dislocations.

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