Patients with stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair were more likely to be satisfied with their repair and less likely to require revision surgery than patients without stiff shoulders, according to results presented here.
If you typically wrap up your workdays wishing that someone could relieve your neck and shoulder pain with a rolling pin, this most recent episode of Good Moves is just the antidote for your weary body. In this 13-minute session, Chloe De Winter, Pilates instructor and founder of the practice Go with Chlo, takes you through a series of slow stretches and creative bodyweight-leveraging poses designed to relieve tension in your neck and shoulders.
Compared with traditional opioid analgesics, a multimodal non-opioid pain protocol provided equivalent or better postoperative pain control for patients who underwent primary arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, according to published results.
Ultrasonography may be a reliable and accurate diagnostic method for subscapularis tears, according to published results.
Application of a topical acne cream 7 days prior to open shoulder surgery may reduce the intraoperative Cutibacterium acnes load in patients, according to study results.
For those folks who’ve got shoulder pain, tension, or tightness—no need to raise your hand, we know that might not feel comfortable—you’re going to want to watch this video.
Whether it’s a tennis swing that causes a sudden tearing sensation in your shoulder or a slip and fall on the ice that leaves you unable to lift your arm, shoulder injuries are a common problem for adults 50 and older, doctors say. That’s largely because of aging-related changes in this body part, sometimes coupled with decades of overuse from work and play.
Shoulder tightness can slowly creep up with age, affecting your ability to get adequate sleep, lift grocery bags, scrub the bathtub, or push open heavy doors. Maintaining shoulder mobility usually doesn’t become a focus until these daily activities of living become impacted—or pain and stiffness get unbearable.
Frozen shoulder, also known by the medical term adhesive capsulitis, is a condition where the shoulder joint becomes inflamed, which leads to pain and stiffness. It affects 2% to 5% of the world population and is most common in 40-70 year-olds, especially women.