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  • What can cause shoulder pain?

    The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions.

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  • An Overview of Rotator Cuff Injuries

    Shoulder stretches can help relieve muscle tension, pain, and tightness in the neck and shoulders.

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  • Torn rotator cuff: Everything you need to know

    According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an estimated 2 million people in the United States will visit a doctor for a rotator cuff problem each year.

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  • Timing of steroid shots before rotator cuff surgery affects infection risk

    For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don't increase the risk of surgical-site infection - unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

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  • Are Volume Criteria Warranted for Surgeons Performing Reverse TSA?

    More than a decade after the first prosthesis for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) was approved in the US, a study from Johns Hopkins University has found a persistently high rate of device-related complications associated with the procedure, possibly due to a steep learning curve for surgeons.

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