Latest Shoulder Stories

2012-08-20 23:00:24

"Subacromion bursitis now is being treated with cell therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 "Subacromion bursitis now is being treated with cell therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. There are several muscles and tendons involved in the multidimensional movements of shoulders. The supraspinatus muscle is one of the major muscles contributing to shoulder...

2012-07-30 12:13:10

When dealing with musculoskeletal injuries, speedy diagnosis and treatment are important. A physical medicine and rehabilitation expert at Baylor College of Medicine now uses ultrasound technology to treat these issues in a clinical setting. "Musculoskeletal ultrasound is like a stethoscope for the musculoskeletal system," said Dr. John Harrell, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at BCM. "It has no known side effects, and it allows us to image soft tissues in real...

2012-07-12 23:00:45

Swimming is a low-impact exercise and is less likely to cause injury than many other activities, making it ideal for seniors, pregnant women and those recovering from injury. With overuse comes fatigue and failure to adhere to proper stroke techniques, which in turn can lead to injuries. Most swimming injuries are to the shoulder, followed by the knee and neck. By following straightforward tips, most of these injuries can be avoided. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 More than a million...

2012-07-12 13:02:42

Surgically repairing a painful shoulder injury in baseball players known as a SLAP tear (superior labral) varies widely and often doesn't allow for return to play at the same level as before the injury. However, researchers presenting their findings at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland suggest that nonsurgical treatment may be more beneficial. "Our research showed that nonsurgical treatment of SLAP tears was more often successful...

2012-07-03 23:01:07

Shoulder impingement problems common from repetitive overhead motions. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 As demonstrated by a number of competitors coming back from shoulder injuries at the U.S. Swimming Trials last week, proper technique and conditioning is important for swimmers, surfers and other summer athletes. Despite the year-round popularity of water sports in Santa Cruz, shoulder problems increase during summer months as more people swim and surf, according to Dr. Peter Reynolds of Santa...

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