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  • Easing Arm and Shoulder Pain From a Rotator Cuff Injury

    Rotator cuff injuries are extremely common, especially as we age. The right exercises can speed healing and recovery.

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  • UC Ergonomics Expert Says Work Smarter At Home

    When working at home, it's good to have a break, possibly every 30 minutes, to stay healthy and minimize injury to your back, shoulders and arms

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  • Avoiding Pain And Addiction After Sports-injury Surgery

    A mix of non-addictive medicines may be safer and equally successful in managing pain after shoulder or knee surgery, a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit indicates. Concerned about the opioid abuse epidemic, doctors there tested a different regimen for pain relief. They treated post-surgical pain with a combination of non-opioid medications, including anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants and nerve pain relievers.

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  • Managing Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

    In a recent propensity matched analysis, patients who opted for surgery experienced superior outcomes compared with patients who decided to try non-operative management first.

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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). Proximal tears are more common than distal tears and usually are the the result of chronic overuse or an acute injury, such as a direct blow to the shoulder or falling onto an outstretched arm.1

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