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Latest Glenohumeral joint Stories

2013-11-18 20:21:09

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface Incorporated (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration and resurfacing systems, performed its first US stemless shoulder resurfacing in 2003. The Company continued to expand the technology and introduced the stemless total shoulder system in 2011 using the world's first aspherical humeral implant combined with an off-axis inlay glenoid. Other Orthopaedic companies have only recently started to...

2013-09-10 23:26:06

Medicine in Motion shares four techniques to improve shoulder stability, mobility, flexibility and strength to aid in avoiding and recovering from injuries. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The shoulder joint is like a golf ball sitting on a tee, with a very large humeral head (arm bone) and a small joint surface. This lack of stability allows for a great deal of mobility, allowing humans to do things like reach to the rear seat of the car or stretch overhead to change a light...

2012-07-19 02:26:04

BONNEY LAKE, Wash., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical therapists helping patients recovering from shoulder surgeries and frozen shoulders will now have a new tool to improve patient comfort during rehabilitation. The SLINGPROM(TM) is a patented shoulder pulley system that is a new take on the traditional shoulder pulley. It provides a more comfortable way to perform Passive Range of Motion (PROM) shoulder exercises and joint mobilizations that can't be performed with a traditional...

2011-09-07 19:36:47

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as “frozen shoulder,” is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms–restricted movement and considerable pain–are similar to a variety of shoulder-related musculoskeletal...

2011-09-07 12:27:00

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as "frozen shoulder," is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms--restricted movement and considerable pain--are similar to a variety...

2011-08-09 09:16:00

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), the developer of less-invasive joint resurfacing systems, announced that it has performed its first Total Shoulder resurfacing procedure using the new HemiCAP(GRS)( )glenoid system and its existing HemiCAP® shoulder. Preparation of the Arthrosurface inlay glenoid leaves the labrum intact and is implanted using an angled surgical approach instead of the more difficult and invasive...

2008-12-15 07:00:00

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Surgeon's Commitment to Active Listening ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Matthew Tomaino specializes in cutting-edge shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder resurfacing to a reversed shoulder replacement that relieves pain, restores shoulder function and improves range of motion. He is also adept at the practice of active listening and dedicated to building the doctor-patient...

2008-09-24 03:00:16

By Kedgley, A E DeLude, J A; Drosdowech, D S; Johnson, J A; Bicknell, R T This study compared the effect of a computer-assisted and a traditional surgical technique on the kinematics of the glenohumeral joint during passive abduction after hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder for the treatment of fractures. We used seven pairs of fresh-frozen cadaver shoulders to create simulated four-part fractures of the proximal humerus, which were then reconstructed with hemiarthroplasty and reattachment of...