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  • What to know about myofascial pain syndrome

    Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the musculoskeletal system, including the bones, tendons, cartilage, ligaments, and connective tissue. Myofascial pain syndrome typically causes pain and tenderness in a specific area, such as the neck and one shoulder.

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  • How effective (and safe) Is shoulder surgery?

    If your doctor has told you that you need shoulder surgery and you're worried about complications, a new British study indicates you can relax. Only 1.2% of more than 260,000 patients suffered from complications following arthroscopic surgery to repair shoulder injuries, the researchers reported.

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  • Atraumatic deltoid rupture with massive rotator cuff tear amenable to primary repair

    Ruptures of the deltoid muscle tendon are rare injuries that are infrequently reported in the literature. Although these can occur with trauma, prior shoulder surgery or steroid injections, the most frequent presentation of deltoid muscle tendon rupture is atraumatic in nature and typically seen in patients with a history of massive rotator cuff tear (RCT).

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  • Everything You Should Know About Swimmer's Shoulder

    According to the Cleveland Clinic, people who frequently swim are at risk of shoulder issues from overuse. In fact, 65% of swimmers experience a shoulder injury during their lifetime, but they are not the only ones.

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  • Conversion of Elbow Arthrodesis to Total Elbow Arthroplasty: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Elbow arthrodesis is a salvage operation designed to relieve pain and enable weight bearing in young patients with painful arthritic joints who have failed all other treatment modalities. Unfortunately, elbow arthrodesis is poorly tolerated by many patients because there is no fusion position that accommodates all activities of daily living. As indications for elbow arthroplasty expand and implant design improves, patients living with elbow arthrodesis may seek conversion to arthroplasty to regain a functional range of motion.

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