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2012-05-02 05:39:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Traumatic shoulder injuries are one of the most frequently encountered musculoskeletal injuries treated in ER departments. A new study shows how radiologists can improve patient outcomes and more effectively identify these types of injuries "The severities of shoulder injuries are often underestimated. Injuries can have significant consequences if not recognized and treated promptly. When radiologists understand the common mechanisms of primary shoulder injuries,...

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...

2012-04-14 23:02:53

KORT Physical Therapists offer solutions for Golfer's Elbow which is a common compliant in the spring. As spring arrives more and more golfers will be dusting off their clubs and hitting the greens. Don't allow injuries and pain to keep you out of the game. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 As spring arrives more and more golfers will be dusting off their clubs and hitting the greens. Unfortunately, many will find themselves in the clubhouse with injuries rather than on the course vying...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

Rotator cuff injuries and massive rotator cuff tears are common causes of shoulder pain. Researchers from the Steadman Philippon Research Institute recently compared the outcomes of three rotator cuff repair procedures used to correct rotator cuff injuries to determine which could provide the best outcomes for patients. This latest rotator cuff repair study was conducted in the biomechanical testing labs on the SPRI campus in Vail, Colorado. Vail, CO. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 The Steadman...

2012-01-27 16:35:00

Thousands of questions are pouring in everyday to free medical Q & A website AskTheDoctor.com related to joint and muscle pain caused by the use of tablets and smart phones. This is known as Repetitive Stress Injury and is becoming a growing concern. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 In this day and age the use of tablets and smart phones is the most popular method for communicating, but it is also causing a rising trend in the number of doctor visits for Repetitive...

2012-01-10 09:00:00

Top spine surgeon Dr. Kaixuan Liu on the newest Sciatica treatment options. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 Atlantic Spinal Care, a national leader in endoscopic spine surgery, announces that they have created new web pages to educate sciatica sufferers on the newest treatment options. Sciatica is often associated with pain in the leg or backside, a burning or tingling that radiates down the leg, numbness or weakness, or a shooting pain that makes it hard to stand. According to Kaixuan...


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