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  • Shoulder replacements, their effectiveness are on rise

    Recent advancements in implants and surgical techniques provide hope for life beyond pain and restored function. In fact, shoulder replacement is now the fastest growing joint replacement surgery in the country, with nearly 70,000 performed each year.

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  • What can cause tight and rigid muscles?

    Sometimes, a person’s muscles may feel tight and rigid. In some cases, muscle tightness and rigidity may come with other symptoms, such as muscle pain, muscle spasms, or reduced mobility.

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  • How to Avoid the Ominous ‘Pop’ That Signals a Torn ACL

    Every athlete wants an answer to the million-dollar question: “How can I avoid tearing my ACL?” “Proper form can help athletes avoid this serious injury,” says orthopaedic surgeon.

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  • One-Dose Blood Thinner Could Slash Blood Clot Risk After Knee Replacement

    Anyone who's ever undergone knee replacement understands the real and troubling risk of post-op blood clots. Many patients are told take a daily blood thinner pill long after their procedure. But a new study finds that a one-time injection of an experimental blood thinner called abelacimab may greatly reduce the odds for these clots in recovering knee replacement patients.

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  • Dissecting how pitching affects the glenohumeral joint

    A new study has tackled the subtle, but no less important topic of baseball pitching stressors on the glenohumeral joint. According to the study authors, “Long-term pitching activity changes the stress distribution across the glenohumeral joint surface; however, the influence of competitive level on stress-distribution patterns remains unclear.”

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