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  • Researchers determine the rate of return to sport after shoulder surgery

    Athletes with shoulder instability injuries often undergo shoulder stabilization surgery to return to sport (RTS) and perform at their preinjury activity level.

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  • 2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

    Rotator cuff muscles may be small, but they're majorly important. When it comes to workout routines, most people tend to focus on muscle groups that they can see or feel working immediately—legs, butt, abs, and arms. Smaller muscle groups, on the other hand, tend to be an afterthought (if they're even a thought at all).

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  • Strong Workout, Stronger Recovery!

    The American Heart Association says that running is good for your heart. But for every 100 hours of running, the average runner will sustain at least one injury. But, there are things you can do after a run to cut the risk of a future injury.

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  • What you need to know about shoulder pain — and shoulder surgery

    The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the shoulder and end up with pain. When your shoulder is painful, everyday life activities become difficult.

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  • Are fast-pitch softball pitchers overdoing it?

    Studying pitchers in highly competitive softball leagues, Smith, associate professor of orthopedics, and his colleagues found that 40 percent had some type of shoulder or arm injury during the season. And when the researchers looked more closely, they found that part of the reason may be that softball pitchers frequently pitch several games in succession, particularly during tournaments.

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  • Why Do I Have Uneven Shoulders?

    Uneven shoulders occur when one shoulder is higher than the other. This can be a slight or significant difference and may be due to several causes. Luckily, there are steps you can take to bring your body back into balance and alignment.

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  • Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

    The deltoid is a large muscle responsible for lifting the arm and giving the shoulder its range of motion.

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  • No One-Size-Fits-All for Hydrating During Sports

    "Drinking only to thirst typically leads to significant dehydration, which is associated with exercise performance impairment," said study author Stavros Kavouras, a professor and director of the Hydration Science Lab at the University of Arkansas.

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  • Arthrosurface Stemless Shoulder Cleared by FDA

    Arthrosurface, Inc.'s stemless total shoulder system has been 510(k) cleared by the FDA. The OVOMotion Shoulder Arthroplasty System took over four and a half months to get through the regulatory process, according to FDA documents.

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  • Delayed rotator cuff repair yielded superior functional outcomes vs immediate repair

    Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, results published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed delayed surgery yielded superior functional outcomes at 6 months postoperatively.

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