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  • What to know about tendinitis

    Tendinitis — also known as tendonitis — is the inflammation of a tendon. It usually happens when a person overuses or injures a tendon during physical activity.

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  • Mid-term results of the Latitude primary total elbow arthroplasty

    The Latitude total elbow prosthesis is a third-generation implant, developed to restore the natural anatomy of the elbow. Literature on this prosthesis is scarce. Aim of this study is to analyze the mid-term results of the Latitude total elbow prosthesis.

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  • Management of a Humeral Shaft Non-union with Concomitant Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

    In this article, we describe the unique presentation of an 83-year-old, right-hand dominant male with severe right arm dysfunction secondary to a humeral shaft non-union in the setting of ipsilateral CTA. The case highlights the options for, and difficulty in, managing these concomitant pathologies in a medically frail individual who has lost meaningful upper extremity function and independence because of this injury.

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  • 7 hand exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome with pictures

    Carpal tunnel syndrome involves the compression of the median nerve in the wrist, which can cause pain and numbness in the hand. Certain hand exercises can help relieve pressure on the median nerve and alleviate symptoms.

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  • Minimally invasive bunionectomy may successfully treat severe hallux valgus deformity

    Third-generation minimally invasive chevron and akin osteotomy demonstrated significant improvements in clinical outcomes and deformity correction in patients with severe hallux valgus,

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  • Can a massage help with ankylosing spondylitis?

    A therapeutic massage can provide relaxation, pain relief, and increased blood flow for a person with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, not everyone will benefit from a massage, and people with AS must be careful to select a qualified, experienced professional to perform the treatment.

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  • Common causes and treatments for a separated shoulder

    A shoulder separation is an injury to the acromioclavicular joint on the top of the shoulder. The shoulder joint is formed at the junction of three bones: the collarbone (clavicle), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the arm bone (humerus). A shoulder separation occurs where the clavicle and the scapula come together.

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  • 5 Options for Knee Cartilage Replacement and Repair

    Advances in orthopedic medicine provide many options for treating knee injuries. Some long-standing approaches include surgery to repair torn cartilage or knee joint replacement. In addition to these, there are now minimally invasive treatments using cartilage taken from elsewhere in the body or regenerated from a person’s own cells.

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  • Stem Cells Used to Treat Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

    Collapsed femoral heads caused by osteonecrosis—otherwise known as avascular necrosis— unfortunately represent the root cause for approximately 10% of all hip replacements nationwide. Daniel Wiznia, MD, is utilizing a stem cell treatment at Yale School of Medicine and integrating new techniques along with 3D imaging technology as part of a joint-preservation procedure.

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  • Return to Sport and Weightlifting Analysis Following Distal Biceps Tendon Repair

    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.

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