Source: Science Daily
After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year's rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that those who return to sport relatively soon after surgery incur a highly elevated risk of a second ACL injury.
Source: US News
Within the hip are a variety of muscles, tendons and bones that all work together to keep us moving forward and backward, up and down and side to side. But occasionally, all that intricate machinery can get a little messed up – whether through overuse, age or injury – and bursitis, a common and painful condition, may develop.
Source: Medical News Today
New research shows that older adults who exercise regularly can perform everyday tasks more easily and gain independence.
If you live in an area that keeps you indoors during the winter months, you may be eager to play sports and other activities outside this summer. However, taking on too much physical activity at once can put you at risk for injuring your feet or ankles. Follow these guidelines from foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to play sports safely all summer.
If you play video games and your hands start to hurt, you run the risk of suffering a repetitive stress injury that causes pain and even numbness in your hands. These symptoms are caused by swelling and compression along the carpal tunnel, a sheath for a nerve and some tendons that run from the palm to the shoulder.
Source: Verywell Health
Many people think of the biceps only further down the arm and into the elbow joint, but in fact, the muscle, and more specifically the biceps tendon, also have important roles in the function of the shoulder joint. Biceps tendon problems can be seen in isolation, or as part of problems with the rotator cuff in the shoulder.
Source: Health Day
Capable of turning in a variety of directions, the shoulder is among the body's most mobile joints. That makes it easy to dislocate, says the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Source: Medical Xpress
When you think of effective cardio exercise, the activities most likely to come to mind are aerobics classes, running, swimming and cycling. But racquet sports like tennis may hold even greater benefits, according to research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Source: Medical News Bulletin
Scientists investigate the safety and effectiveness of a potential stem cell treatment for knee osteoarthritis.
Source: Medical Xpress
In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that performing an additional surgical procedure called lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) may reduce the risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes.