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2013-07-27 23:04:17

KORT Physical Therapy offers solutions to swimmer's shoulder. Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Between 40 and 90% of swimmers complain of shoulder pain. The shoulder is a very mobile...

2013-07-12 23:29:25

With more airlines restricting passengers to just one piece of luggage, vacationers are naturally filling their suitcases to the brim (typically 23kg). The trouble comes when passengers - especially the sedentary or elderly - are suddenly faced with the shoulder jerking task of lifting their heavy suitcases on and off baggage carts and carousels. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 “In recent years we have seen a steady increase in the number of shoulder patients visiting our website and...

2013-05-30 23:15:14

The expert surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers are specializing in shoulder arthroscopy to treat and prevent severe shoulder pain due to impingement syndrome, instability, torn cartilage and rotator cuff tears. These expert orthopedic surgeons are providing useful information about shoulder arthroscopy and tips for a better recovery from shoulder problems. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Thanks to recent advances in arthroscopy, many common shoulder problems can now be...

2013-04-28 23:01:22

"Effective Rotator Cuff Exercises" is a newly updated method developed by Rich Kaselj that claims to give physical therapy exercises, which can help people cure a cuff injury safely. A full Effective Rotator Cuff Exercises review on the site Vkool.com shows if the program is helpful for people to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 "Effective Rotator Cuff Exercises" is the latest method designed by Rich Kaselj, who promises to give physical therapy exercises that help people get rid of...

2013-04-23 14:56:16

A new 3-D motion detection system could help identify baseball pitchers who are at risk for shoulder injuries, according to a new study. The system can be used on the field and requires only a laptop computer. Other systems that evaluate pitchers´ throwing motions require cameras and other equipment and generally are confined to indoor use. Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine surgeon Pietro Tonino, MD, is a co-author of the study, published in the journal...

2013-04-22 23:02:39

North American Seminars offers pre-approved online continuing education courses for physical therapists, occupational therapists and physical therapy assistants. The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm, an online shoulder course, has been granted pre-approved continuing education status in over 24 states. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 The shoulder is one of the most often injured joints in the human body. The rotator cuff can suffer a tear. The shoulder can become dislocated. The shoulder...

2013-03-25 23:02:21

Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate. The new plate is intended for the treatment of fractures and fracture dislocations, osteotomies, and non-unions of the proximal humerus. Waxhaw, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate....

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...


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