Reducing Shoulder Dislocation without Anesthesia or Force

One of the most commonly dislocated joints in the human body is the shoulder joint. In most cases say about 25% may also have related fractures as well. The fist treatment approach in shoulder dislocation is reduction. This is the process that involves shifting the shoulder joint back into its position. This is not something that can be attempted by self or at home, a medical professional has to be consulted for this. Several reduction techniques are now used based on the nature of the dislocation. Some among these will require medication or assistance and some others can be performed ...
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Rehabilitation after Rotator Cuff Surgery

Every patient’s rotator cuff tear is different. A good rehabilitation plan is always a personalized one that takes into account the differences and the other deciding factors. The successful outcome of the surgery is largely dependent on the post-operative rehabilitation plan and the best rehabilitation program for rotator cuff tear allows the tendon's bone to heal thereby preventing shoulder stiffness. There are a number of factors that the rehabilitation plan should be dependent on like the type and size of the tear, the surgical technique used, the tissue quality, the number of tendons involved, the patient’s age, secure repair, the ...
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Work related Musculoskeletal Injury

Bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, intervertebral discs and their associated nerves and blood vessels make up the musculoskeletal system. This system is powered by a complex interrelationship between all these structures and for proper functioning each of these is dependent on the other. When we talk about musculoskeletal injuries, it could be an umbrella term for a number of conditions affecting the balance between these separate structures. Such disorders can affect joints, synovium, muscles, tendons, soft tissues, connective tissues, spinal discs or any other related tissues or vertebrae. When such conditions are made worse due to work situations or if the ...
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Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injury or cumulative trauma disorder is a type of pain that is caused as a result of prolonged, repetitive or awkward movements or positions. This condition is often work or occupation related and the upper body muscles or tendons is normally the most affected due to RSI. Especially chronic shoulder pain is something that happens from the simplest of repetitive tasks like using a computer mouse or swiping items at a checkout counter, lifting heavy objects on a regular basis or even using some sort of industrial machinery.The shoulder may be the most mobile joint in the body ...
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Advances in Shoulder Surgery

Many people go through shoulder pain or impairment at some point of their lives because we do absolutely everything with our hands and arms. But people mostly deal with discomfort somehow and surgery is never something that they prefer to opt for. The most common shoulder problems differ with age. In teens or in the 20s its loose shoulder, tendonitis is mostly during the 30s or 40s and rotator cuff issues as the age progresses in the 50s, shoulder arthritis is during the 50s to 60s. So, the average age of those considering shoulder replacement surgery is the early 60s ...
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Removal of loose bodies of shoulder – Arthroscopic Approach

Strong and sturdy bones are an absolute necessity for health. Bones protect our brain, heart, and other organs from injury and they also store strengthening minerals such as calcium and phosphorous, and release them into the body when we need them for other uses.Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) is the amount of bone mineral in the bones. The best way to measure bone health is by doing a bone mineral density test. The higher the bone mineral content, the denser the bones are. And the denser the bones, the stronger they generally are and the less likely they ...
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