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  • The value of the arthroscopic Trillat procedure

    The arthroscopic Trillat procedure, a type of bone block procedure, can be a valuable treatment of recurrent anterior dislocations in older patients with chronic massive irreparable rotator cuff tears and conserved active shoulder motion, according to a new retrospective French study of 21 patients.

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  • At-Home Exercises and Physical Therapy for Calcific Tendonitis

    Calcific tendonitis results from the buildup of calcium in the shoulder, causing pain and limited range of motion. Symptoms can often be treated with physical therapy to restore the shoulder's range of motion and improve rotator cuff strength.

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  • Hill-Sachs Lesion Injury and Deformity

    A Hill-Sachs injury to the shoulder can occur due to a shoulder dislocation, resulting in a Hill-Sachs lesion or a Hill-Sachs deformity of the head of the humerus bone (the upper arm bone).As the bones in the shoulder joint dislocate, the round humeral head (the ball on the top of the arm bone) can strike the edge of the glenoid bone (the socket) with force. This creates a compression fracture in the humeral head. A small divot in the bone is often seen on MRI, and larger Hill-Sachs injuries may also be seen on an X-ray.

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  • Early Joint Use Following Elbow Dislocation Limits Range-of-Motion Loss and Tissue Pathology in Posttraumatic Joint Contracture

    A Corresponding Point Measurement System Provides Reliable Measurement of Displacement for Medial Epicondyle Fractures

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  • Lower Risk of Revision Surgery After Arthroscopic Versus Open Irrigation and Débridement for Shoulder Septic Arthritis

    Risk of revision I&D was markedly lower after arthroscopic I&D compared with open, although the protective benefit was limited to patients aged 65 years or older. Arthroscopy was also associated with decreased costs, length of stay, and complications. Although surgeons must consider specific patient factors, our results suggest that arthroscopic I&D is superior to open I&D.

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  • What to know about shoulder arthritis

    Shoulder arthritis refers to damage to the cartilage in the shoulder joint. It usually results from wear and tear on cartilage due to aging or injury, such as a fracture.

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  • 8 Types of Shoulder Surgeries

    Shoulder surgery is often necessary for many common shoulder problems. Procedures can range from minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to more traditional ​open surgeries using a scalpel and sutures. Arthroscopic surgery is a type of surgery where instruments are inserted through keyhole-sized incisions in your shoulder. This article will explain eight types of shoulder surgeries and the pros, cons, limitations, and appropriate uses for each option.

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  • Causes of Collarbone Pain and Treatment Options

    Collarbone pain is usually caused by an injury, such as a fracture or joint separation.However, your collarbone (clavicle) can also hurt because of health conditions like arthritis or even certain sleeping positions.

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  • Irreducible posterolateral elbow dislocation: A case report

    Elbow dislocations are very common, particularly in the posterolateral variety. Closed reduction is usually easy. However, an irreducible elbow dislocation without associated fracture is rare.

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  • Knee, Shoulder Surgeries Without Opioids? It's Possible, Study Finds

    New research suggests one way to handle pain for minimally invasive knee or shoulder surgery could be as simple as combining three common medications: the anti-inflammatory naproxen (Aleve); pain reliever acetaminophen (Tylenol); and pantoprazole (Protonix), a proton-pump inhibitor used for gastrointestinal issues.

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