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  • What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy?

    The older you get, the more likely it is you’ll get rotator cuff tendinopathy (sometimes called tendinosis or tendinitis). This type of shoulder pain is more common if you’re over age 30. If not treated, it can lead to stiffness or weakness in your shoulder.

    Source: WebMD

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  • Easing Arm and Shoulder Pain From a Rotator Cuff Injury

    Rotator cuff injuries are extremely common, especially as we age. The right exercises can speed healing and recovery.

    Source: The New York Times

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  • Avoiding Pain And Addiction After Sports-injury Surgery

    A mix of non-addictive medicines may be safer and equally successful in managing pain after shoulder or knee surgery, a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit indicates. Concerned about the opioid abuse epidemic, doctors there tested a different regimen for pain relief. They treated post-surgical pain with a combination of non-opioid medications, including anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants and nerve pain relievers.

    Source: HealthDay

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  • Managing Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

    In a recent propensity matched analysis, patients who opted for surgery experienced superior outcomes compared with patients who decided to try non-operative management first.

    Source: ICJR

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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). Proximal tears are more common than distal tears and usually are the the result of chronic overuse or an acute injury, such as a direct blow to the shoulder or falling onto an outstretched arm.1

    Source: Verywell Health

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  • The Towel Shoulder Rotation Stretch

    The towel shoulder internal rotation stretch is a great exercise to improve the way your shoulder or rotator cuff moves. It can be an effective stretch for a frozen shoulder and as part of your post-op rotator cuff surgery protocol. If you are experiencing tightness around your shoulder, your PT can show you how to do the internal rotation stretch.

    Source: Verywell Health

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