Exercise not only helps people with long-term conditions better manage their health but also boosts the immune system. So how can we support more people to be physically active?
The bicep muscle is one of the most important muscles for your upper body strength. An injury to this hardworking muscle can make day-to-day tasks difficult.
Surgical techniques to treat recurrent shoulder instability are effective but prone to non-union of bone grafts held in place by screws alone. A study published online by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery suggests that a new technique – borrowing a design used for centuries in Chinese architecture and woodworking – can provide an effective approach to shoulder stabilization.
The system, which is designed for patients with destabilized radial head fractures, includes side loading spacers and single-use instrument kits to save time in the OR, improve efficiency and reduce costs, according to the release. It is reportedly the first system to use radiolucent trials that allow for better visualization of the elbow joint during trials and more accurate implant sizing during surgery.
A procedure that "stuns" pain-sensing nerves might offer relief to people with severe arthritis of the hip or shoulder, a small, preliminary study suggests.
Females who participate in competitive sport during adolescence have better fitness at midlife than do females with no competitive sport background in adolescence, reveals a study
We usually define rest as a period of time without any training. For most people, this is usually about 24 hours between workouts. However, recovery is different, and could indicate a time span of several minutes to hours. But how necessary are both rest and recovery as part of a training program?
Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Shoulder Pain: Anatomic Review and Assessment of the Current Clinical Evidence
To provide a basic overview of peripheral nerve stimulator placement targeting the axillary and suprascapular nerves. Furthermore, to demonstrate the suggested implantation and current evidence of peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of shoulder pain.
People with common muscle and joint injuries should skip opioids and instead reach for over-the-counter pain relievers, new treatment guidelines suggest.
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