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Outcomes of non-operatively treated elbow ulnar in professional baseball players
Professional baseball players with a low-grade elbow injury that occurs on the humeral side of the elbow have a better chance of returning to throw and returning to play, and a lower risk of ulnar collateral ligament surgery than players who suffered more severe injuries on the ulnar side of the elbow. The research was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. Led by Dr. AaKash Chauhan from DuPage Medical Group, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Does use of headgear reduce the rate injuries in high school women's lacrosse?
Headgear worn during women s lacrosse practice and games can reduce the rate of head and face injuries as well as concussions, according to research presented by researchers in the Department of Orthopedics at the New York University Langone Health. The research was presented today at the American Orthopedics Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. There has been continued controversy regarding whether or not headgear use in women s lacrosse will increa ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Athletes at a higher risk for ACL injury after return to sport
Young athletes who do not achieve a 90 percent score on a battery of tests that measure fitness to return to athletic competition, including quadricep strength, are at increased risk for a second knee injury, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine professionals have established return-to-sports criteria to help guide patients as they consider parti ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain when standing or walking: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain is very common, so determining an underlying cause may often come down to looking at other symptoms and details. If lower back pain occurs when standing or walking, the pain may be due to muscle fatigue.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Treating back pain without surgery: 11 alternative treatment options
Chronic or long-term back pain can be challenging for doctors to treat. However, it is possible to treat back pain without surgery, such as having spinal manipulation, acupuncture, and making lifestyle changes.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain and constipation: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain and constipation can be symptoms of a single condition or unrelated symptoms that happen to occur at the same time.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain and diarrhea: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain and diarrhea are both common, and if they occur at the same time, it could be coincidental. However, both can also result from more serious underlying medical conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Back pain and incontinence: Is it related, causes, and treatment
Sometimes, back pain and incontinence can co-occur as two symptoms of the same condition, such as cauda equina syndrome CES . At other times, they may develop at the same time but be due to other, unrelated conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Lower back pain when coughing: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain is a fairly common symptom. Coughing may worsen existing lower back pain for some people, whereas for others, lower back pain may only become noticeable when they cough.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
High postural sway doubles older women's fracture risk
Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. Women with the highest postural sway had a two times higher fracture risk compared to women with the lowest postural sway. In addition, a combination of high postural sway and low bone mineral density was associated with a five times higher overall fracture risk and an 11 tim ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24
First step towards a better prosthetic leg? Trip people over and over
Andr 233 s Mart 237 nez strode briskly on the treadmill, staring straight ahead and counting backwards by seven from 898, a trick to keep his brain from anticipating the literal stumbling block heading his way a compact 35 pounds of steel specifically designed to make him fall. Special goggles kept him from looking down. Arrows on an eye-level screen kept him from walking off the sides. A harness attached to a ceiling beam kept him safe. Sure enough, when ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24
Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis
ITHACA, N.Y. - A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. The treatment, developed by Cornell University biomedical engineers, is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring joint lubricant that binds to the surface of cartilage in joints and acts as a cushion during high-impact activities, such as running. When the production of that specific lubricant goes down, it creates h ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24