Healing does take time, but within a few months most people can get back to play at their pre-surgery level without the pain that they experienced before, a pair of new studies show.
Based on our experiences, we found that a kind of elbow injury is characterized by an olecranon fracture accompanied by elbow joint posterior dislocation with the proximal radioulnar joint intact. The aim of this study was to better define this kind of severe elbow instability, which has not been previously reported.
Clinical and functional outcome after partial or total claviculectomy without reconstruction for oncological causes
In order to achieve clear margins of rare malignant clavicular neoplasms, claviculectomy may become necessary. This study aimed at reviewing clinical, functional and oncological outcome following partial or total claviculectomy without reconstruction.
A study that specifically looked at return to racket sports, not sports in general, in patients who underwent anatomic total shoulder or reverse shoulder arthroplasty showed a 79% return to racket sports by 12-month follow-up.