The shoulder blade is a triangular bone in the upper back. Injuries to the shoulder blade cause pain and difficulty moving the shoulder or arm. Treatments vary depending on the cause, but they might include stretching exercises or medications.
If the transition from winter to spring has one universal between most households, it’s surely the tradition of spring cleaning. Let’s briefly discuss some of the more common injuries we see as a result of spring cleaning activities, and then we’ll cover some ways to prevent those injuries.
Young baseball players are at risk for overuse injuries, but there are ways to play it safe and prevent such problems, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says.
A shoulder injury such as a badly torn rotator cuff threatens to pause or end the career of any athlete in sports ranging from football, basketball and baseball to golf and tennis. Athletes sidelined with such an injury could benefit from a new tissue implant on the market invented at Purdue University.
Preoperative radiographic assessment of osteophyte and loose body locations is critical in planning an arthroscopic débridement for primary elbow osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of radiographs and computed tomography (CT) in localizing osteophytes and loose bodies.