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  • Why Do I Have Uneven Shoulders?

    Why Do I Have Uneven Shoulders?

    If your body is correctly aligned, your shoulders will be at the same height and facing forward.

    Uneven shoulders occur when one shoulder is higher than the other. This can be a slight or significant difference and may be due to several causes. Luckily, there are steps you can take to bring your body back into balance and alignment.

    Read on to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for uneven shoulders.

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  • When Can I Return to Play After an Orthopedic Sports Injury?

    When Can I Return to Play After an Orthopedic Sports Injury?

    As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, the timing of when a player can "return to sport" is one of the most frequently asked questions of me – from the patients themselves, their parents (if they're minors) and from the media, especially if I'm being interviewed about a professional athlete. The answer is rarely the same, and I'm sure you can understand why. Recovery is as unique to the individual as is their genetic makeup – it really does depend on a wide variety of factors.

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  • Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

    Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

    The deltoid is a large muscle responsible for lifting the arm and giving the shoulder its range of motion.

    It is located in the uppermost part of the arm, at the shoulder. Tendons attach the deltoid to the collarbone, shoulder blade, and upper arm.

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  • No One-Size-Fits-All for Hydrating During Sports

    No One-Size-Fits-All for Hydrating During Sports

    MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting until you're thirsty to drink during sports could lead to dehydration and poorer performance, a new study finds.

    Drinking only to thirst typically leads to significant dehydration, which is associated with exercise performance impairment," said study author Stavros Kavouras, a professor and director of the Hydration Science Lab at the University of Arkansas.

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  • Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

    Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass.

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  • Treatment of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocation With Bone Defect.

    Locked posterior shoulder dislocation is an uncommon condition and is associated with a reverse Hill-Sachs lesion in 50% of cases. The condition is likely to occur in cases of violent trauma, seizures, or electric shock.

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  • Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete..

    Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder.

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  • Improvements in ACL surgery may help prevent knee osteoarthritis

    Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee frequently leads to early-onset osteoarthritis, a painful condition that can occur even if the patient has undergone ACL reconstruction to prevent its onset.

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  • Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction

    Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach.

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  • Imaging Identifies Cartilage Regeneration in Long-distance Runners

    CHICAGO – Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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