Computed Tomography Provides Effective Detection of Traumatic Arthrotomy of the Elbow
While multiple clinical and cadaveric studies have validated the use of computed tomography (CT) to detect traumatic arthrotomies about the knee, other studies have called into question whether the use of CT to detect traumatic arthrotomy is applicable to the elbow.
Causes of Shoulder Pain and Weakness
Causes of shoulder pain and weakness can vary in both younger and older people. You might experience minor "clicks" and aches or have persistent, debilitating pain and severe restriction of motion.
Diabetes tied to higher risk for frozen shoulder
People with diabetes are more likely to develop frozen shoulder, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Jan. 4 in BMJ Open.
If you have pain in your rotator cuff, it may help to do shoulder strengthening exercises at home.The muscles that make up your rotator cuff can be prone to inflammation and tears if you do the same overhead motions too often.
An Overview of Shoulder Blade Pain
Shoulder blade pain can have many different causes. Although you may assume you sustained an injury or simply slept in the wrong way, the pain might actually be related to your heart, lungs, spine, abdomen, or pelvis.
Comparison of total elbow arthroplasty complications between various surgical indications at 90-day and one-year follow-ups in 1600 elbows.
Total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) was traditionally a mainstay of treatment for patients with severe inflammatory arthritis. Recently, the indications for TEA have expanded and it has grown into a versatile procedure that can be used to treat several pathologies of the elbow.
The clinical impact of re-tears after repair of posterosuperior rotator cuff tears: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The aim of this review and meta-analysis is to assess recent clinical trials concerning the combination of operative treatment of rotator cuff tears and the administration of PRP and its effect on clinical scores and postoperative retear rates.
Isometric Shoulder Exercises
Isometric exercise is a type of exercise in which you contract certain muscles without any other movement. A physical therapist may prescribe isometric shoulder exercises if you have pain or need to regain normal shoulder range of motion, strength, and/or mobility.
Why does my shoulder ache?
If you find yourself rubbing your shoulder after reaching up to take a coffee mug off the shelf, hammering in a nail just over your head or climbing into a pickup cab, you're among millions of Americans—particularly those over 60—with a shoulder issue.
The Connection Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Elbow Pain
Because psoriatic arthritis (PsA) causes inflammation throughout the body, it can often lead to joint pain. In particular, the elbows can be especially hampered by soreness, limited range of motion, and painful flares.