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  • 9 Exercises to Ease Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder aches and weakness put a crimp in routine activities from playing sports and carrying toddlers to hauling groceries and swinging hammers. Below, experts in strength and body mechanics offer tips on shoulder exercises to help you live well, function better and ultimately become stronger and free of shoulder pain.

    Source: US News

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  • High-Intensity Shoulder Abduction Exercise in Subacromial Pain Syndrome

    Purpose: To determine if adding high intensity aerobic interval training (HIIT) of the rotator cuff to usual care was feasible in SAPS, and improved shoulder endurance more than usual care alone. Additionally, to examine the influence on shoulder pain and disability and the response of tendinous microcirculation following HIIT.

    Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

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  • Does Medicare Cover Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

    Because Medicare doesn’t typically cover elective surgeries, you may be concerned that you’ll have to live with pain or pay for the surgery out of pocket. But Medicare will, in fact, pay for a portion of the costs if your doctor states that shoulder replacement surgery is medically necessary in your specific case.

    Source: Healthline

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  • What Is Acromioclavicular Arthritis (AC Joint Arthritis)?

    Most people are not familiar with this joint in the body, but arthritis in the AC joint is actually more common than arthritis in the glenohumeral joint, the shoulder’s large ball-and-socket joint.


    Source: Arthritis-health

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  • How to Reduce a Dislocated Shoulder

    Medical attention should be sought anytime a shoulder dislocation is treated, but sometimes it is not possible. Hikers, kayakers, mountaineers, and other outdoor athletes may be days from medical help, and these people should know how to treat a shoulder dislocation properly to avoid causing further damage.2


    Source: Verywell Health

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  • MRI findings predict shoulder stiffness for rotator cuff tears

    Two MRI findings -- joint capsule edema and thickness at the axillary recess, specifically -- proved useful in predicting stiff shoulder in patients with small to large (< 5 cm) full-thickness rotator cuff tears, according to new research. This study is important because it is the first to highlight joint capsule abnormality on MRI as a factor associated with stiff shoulder in patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears.


    Source: Science Daily

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