Tennis Elbow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is swelling, inflammation, and subsequent tearing of the tendons in your forearm.These tissues, which attach muscle to bone, can become overtaxed with repetitive use, causing an aching or burning pain that gets worse when you grip or lift something.
Marijuana Users More Prone to Infections After Knee, Shoulder Surgeries
Surgeons have long advised patients to stop smoking cigarettes for several weeks before their operations to lower the risk of complications. But what about weed? New research has found reason for worry: Marijuana users had higher infection rates after minimally invasive knee and shoulder procedures.
Low Rate of Serious Adverse Events Linked to Shoulder Surgery
The risk for serious adverse events associated with common shoulder arthroscopy procedures is low, according to a study published online July 6 in The BMJ.
Everything You Should Know About Swimmer's Shoulder
According to the Cleveland Clinic, people who frequently swim are at risk of shoulder issues from overuse. In fact, 65% of swimmers experience a shoulder injury during their lifetime, but they are not the only ones.
12 Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options
Shoulder pain can range from mild to severe and can come on suddenly or build up over time. Shoulder pain causes include fractures, tissue inflammation or tears, joint or ligament instability, and arthritis.