Nature abhors a vacuum, and in the absence of evidence-based therapies to treat or prevent COVID-19, stem cell clinics with a menu of unsubstantiated direct-to-consumer therapies are more than willing to fill the gap.
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.
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.
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.
Spine surgeons at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute have released updated recommendations on return-to-play scenarios for collision sport athletes with cervical spine injuries, according to a company press release.
Use of appropriate multimodal pain management may allow patients to undergo arthroscopic rotator cuff repair without the use of opioids, according to results.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has released updates to its glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis clinical practice guidelines, including new trends, evidence and treatment recommendations.
An intervention implemented in primary care settings reduced serious fall injuries among older adults but was not as effective as expected, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Superior capsular reconstruction using a dermal allograft had positive outcome scores and a low revision rate in patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears, according to results.