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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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  • Minimally-invasive treatment for 'frozen shoulder' improves patients' pain and function

    A new nonsurgical treatment decreases errant blood flow in the shoulder to quickly reduce pain and improve function in patients with adhesive capsulitis, also known as "frozen shoulder," according to a research abstract presented during a virtual session of the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on June 13.

    Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Everything you need to know about chronic shoulder pain

    Persistent, or chronic, shoulder pain can interfere with a person’s day-to-day activities and quality of life. This article describes the various causes of chronic shoulder pain and their associated treatment options. It also outlines some exercises that people can perform to help alleviate chronic shoulder pain.

    Source: Medical News Today

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  • What causes shoulder pain from sleeping?

    Sleep helps the body repair itself. However, some people may notice that their shoulder hurts after sleeping, or that sleep makes their preexisting shoulder pain worse.

    Source: Medical News Today

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