Use of a bioinductive, bovine collagen implant may be safe and effective in the treatment of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears, according to a presenter.
Lifting your suitcase into the overhead compartment, stuffing your shoulder bag to capacity, allowing your 80-pound golden lab to yank his way through a daily walk. None of these qualify as risky behavior, but now that you're over 50 you're paying the price. What gives? In short: Your shoulders.
Various things can cause pain in the middle of the bicep, which is the muscle at the front of the upper arm. Muscle strains and bruises, for example, are common causes of bicep pain.
Shoulders are among the most frequently injured joints in the body, with the main culprit stemming from the rotator cuff, the part of the shoulder that allows you to lift and rotate your arms. Over 3 million Americans each year are affected by rotator cuff problems.
Bicep tendonitis develops when a tendon in the biceps muscle swells and becomes inflamed. It usually occurs with other problems with the shoulder, such as dislocation, impingement, or arthritis.
Young baseball players are at risk for overuse injuries, but there are ways to play it safe and prevent such problems, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says.
If the transition from winter to spring has one universal between most households, it’s surely the tradition of spring cleaning. Let’s briefly discuss some of the more common injuries we see as a result of spring cleaning activities, and then we’ll cover some ways to prevent those injuries.
The shoulder blade is a triangular bone in the upper back. Injuries to the shoulder blade cause pain and difficulty moving the shoulder or arm. Treatments vary depending on the cause, but they might include stretching exercises or medications.
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.
Injury to the biceps muscle and tendon can lead to bicep pain and other symptoms. Causes include overuse of the muscle and trauma, but they can result in different types of injury.