In this article, we describe the unique presentation of an 83-year-old, right-hand dominant male with severe right arm dysfunction secondary to a humeral shaft non-union in the setting of ipsilateral CTA. The case highlights the options for, and difficulty in, managing these concomitant pathologies in a medically frail individual who has lost meaningful upper extremity function and independence because of this injury.
The Latitude total elbow prosthesis is a third-generation implant, developed to restore the natural anatomy of the elbow. Literature on this prosthesis is scarce. Aim of this study is to analyze the mid-term results of the Latitude total elbow prosthesis.
Shoulder stretches can help relieve pain and stiffness in tight shoulders, which are a common problem among most adults. Stretching is a great way to improve flexibility and mobility and prevent injury.
Shoulder blade pain can be confusing because the causes aren’t always obvious. This symptom can be a sign of something serious like a heart attack or lung cancer, or something as simple as sleeping wrong or poor posture at work.
In active-duty military patients younger than 35 years with type II superior labral anterior-posterior tears, biceps tenodesis is more effective in improving pain and function than superior labral anterior-posterior repair, according to new study data.