A Pitt bioengineer and orthopaedic surgeon develop a quantitative, individualized approach for capsule surgery following shoulder dislocation
The success rate of shoulder surgery is very high,1 however, there are possible complications, the most concerning being an infection.
Injury to the biceps muscle and tendon can lead to bicep pain and other symptoms. Causes include overuse of the muscle and trauma, but they can result in different types of injury.
A dislocated shoulder is a common sports injury that can occur with a single swing of the tennis racket or an awkward fall on the field. Though popping the bone back into the socket may seem like a simple solution, the reality is more complex.
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.