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

The joints in the body contain a joint fluid which provides lubrication and nutrition for the bones and cartilages. Recent research suggests that patients who suffer from mild to severe osteoarthritis have a reduced amount of fluid which causes pain in the knee and other joints. As a new non-surgical procedure, injections for knee pain

Arthritis can have a debilitating effect on the body impacting many or all the joints. When any weight-bearing joint is impacted, it can greatly affect mobility and impact life on a day to day basis. There are three bones in the knee including; the patella (kneecap) femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone). There is

When to Consider Torn Bicep Surgery

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by

Bicep tendon tears can occur either as a result of injury or from overuse. While most cases may be corrected by simpler treatment methods, the most severe ones will require torn bicep surgery. To get a better idea of what is involved in a torn bicep muscle, here is a look at the two different

Deltoid (shoulder) muscle pain that occurs at night while sleeping is a very common problem. This is a very disruptive condition that can affect a person’s sleeping pattern and may result in increased daytime sleepiness and difficulty with concentrating on important activities that need to be performed during the day. Sleep disruption can also affect

The shoulder joint can withstand a significant amount of impact. This is why if your shoulder hurts, you may not realize the severity of the condition. Here are a few telltale signs your shoulder pain is due to a serious underlying condition and requires urgent medical attention. Immobility / Frozen Shoulder If you experience an

PRP Therapy for Knee and Shoulder Pain

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 by

Disabling stiffness, throbbing pain, inflammation swelling and redness are some symptoms of chronic knee and shoulder osteoarthritis pain. Fortunately, regenerative therapy treatments offer new hope for pain patients. Conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system can cause further degeneration and negatively impact your quality of life. Individuals suffering from severe pain and limited mobility may feel the

The acromioclavicular joint also is known as AC joint is located at the top of the shoulder. Arthritis in this area is known as acromioclavicular joint arthritis and is typically indicated by experiencing pain, tenderness, soreness, and reduced range of motion in the shoulder(s). This type of arthritis can take many forms. For instance, it

Common Ankle Surgery Types

Thursday, 19 October 2017 by

The ankle joint is a common site for injuries that vary from an ankle sprain to ankle bone fractures. Here we will review some of the common types of ankle injuries and their specific surgeries. Achilles tendinosis is a condition in which the Achilles tendon degenerates and becomes inflamed. The tendon may swell and cause

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