How to Overcome Tennis Elbow?

Monday, 08 January 2018 by

If you exercise a lot or work behind a desk in a cubicle, you – much like the British Tennis Star Andy Murray – may have felt the continuous burn of tennis elbow. The sting of tennis elbow can be particularly irritating and takes a long time to heal. Whilst it’s not a broken bone

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Golfer’s elbow is the colloquial term for medial epicondylitis which is inflammation of the tendon that attaches the muscles of the forearm to the bony aspect of the inner area of the elbow (medial epicondyle). The condition is similar to tennis elbow but the tendon that is inflamed in the latter is the one that

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Treating Calcific Tendinopathy

Sunday, 24 December 2017 by

A recent study has shown that the treatment of shoulder calcifications needs to be done according to the kind of calcifications and the extent of deposition. The study was published in Radiology and it pressed on the need of determining whether a single or dual needles need to be used for removing calcifications from the

Shoulder instability occurs when an individual’s shoulder muscles, tendons, and ligaments are not able to secure their shoulder joint any longer. When this happens the top of the bone in the upper arm moves in the shoulder socket and may possibly dislocate. As a consequence, the top of this upper arm bone is pushed out

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“Weightlifter’s shoulder” is the layman term given to a condition known as distal clavicular osteolysis where high stresses placed on the acromioclavicular joint (where the clavicle/collarbone meets the acromion of the shoulder blade) causes pathology to occur here. The findings made on ultrasound investigation of the affected acromioclavicular joint include: Bone resorption (absorption back into

There are four quadriceps muscles in the upper leg, with three being superficial and one lying deeper to the others, which have tendons that overlap each other and attach as one to the patella (kneecap) of the leg. A quadriceps tendon tear or rupture then involves partial or complete injury to the tendon where it

“I heard it pop,” Deondre Francois, rising star Quarterback for the Florida State Seminoles said when describing the injury. Out for the season. These words are feared by athletes across the country and Patella tendon ruptures are a major reason for that. But it’s not just professional athletes that suffer the injury. When orthopedic surgeon

Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers, Vetern Felix Hernandez of the Mariners and New York Knicks Kristaps Prizingis have all been sidelined this year with shoulder bursitis, or, in medical terminology “Subacromial Bursitis”. That term might seem like a foreign language at first but if you break it down it makes a lot more sense:

Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers, Vetern Felix Hernandez of the Mariners and New York Knicks Kristaps Prizingis have all been sidelined this year with shoulder bursitis, or, in medical terminology “Subacromial Bursitis”. That term might seem like a foreign language at first but if you break it down it makes a lot more sense:

Treating Rotator Cuff Injury

Friday, 17 November 2017 by

Shoulder pain the most commonly experienced muscular pain in medical practice. With multiple factors to blame, rotator cuff injury can lead to cuff tear and unbearable shoulder pain. Pain in the shoulder joint restricts the movement of arms, neck, and head. This injury is most commonly experienced by the athletes. Rotator cuff tear: Rotator cuff

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