Latest Dislocated shoulder Stories

2014-01-14 23:29:54

Houston orthopedic surgeon K. Mathew Warnock, MD has unveiled a new website for his practice. The redesign gives the website greater functionality and accessibility, as well as a modern look. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Houston orthopedic surgeon K. Mathew Warnock, MD has unveiled a redesigned website for his practice. The new website, http://www.warnockmd.com, is the result of a long redesign process intended to give visitors greater access to information about his clinic’s...

2013-03-25 11:36:50

Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL shows that biceps tenodesis surgery is safe and effective for individuals who suffer a SLAP (superior labral anterior posterior) tear of the shoulder. Patients examined had previously undergone unsuccessful arthroscopic repair for their injuries. "Our research focused on a sample of 42 active-duty men and women who were unable to return to duty after primary arthroscopic SLAP...

2012-04-30 09:12:11

The new standards, developed by a radiology resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will help ER radiologists diagnose secondary injuries in patients presenting with traumatic shoulder injuries Traumatic shoulder injuries that result in a patient visit to the ER often contain a secondary injury that can cause pain and discomfort in that part of the body after the primary injury has healed. By focusing on the primary injury, radiologists sometimes miss the secondary injury, which can...

2012-04-29 15:17:06

Shoulder injuries are among the most frequently encountered musculoskeletal injuries treated in emergency departments. One new study shows how radiologists can more effectively identify these injuries and improve patient outcomes. "The severity of shoulder injuries are often underestimated," said Dr. Scott Sheehan, lead author for the study. "Subtle injuries can have significant consequences if not recognized and treated promptly." Sheehan and his co-authors began studying the effects of...

2010-03-01 17:40:00

Study Shows Majority of Injuries Occur During Sports and Recreational Activity ROSEMONT, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body and consequently one of the most commonly dislocated joints. An article published in the March 2010 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) reveals that the majority of all shoulder dislocations occur during sports activities and young males are at a higher risk. The study also shows a high...

2009-07-15 19:44:51

U.S. orthopedic surgeons say divers need to ensure the depth of a body of water is double the distance of the height from which they are diving. For example, to dive from a cliff or high point 8 feet above the water, it is necessary to make sure the bottom of the body of water -- including any rocks, boulders or other impediments -- is at least 16 feet under water, members of the American Association of Orthopaedic surgeons say. The surgeons also advise only one person at a time stand on a...

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