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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...

2012-02-24 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...

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...

2011-08-09 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...


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