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Easy Strength Training Exercise May Help Treat Tennis Elbow, Study Shows

... People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from ... (Vocus) July 11, 2009 -- People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from ... , Colorado, July 9th-12th. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a common condition ...

'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age

... known as cubital tunnel syndrome, cell phone elbow is numbness, tingling and pain in the forearm and ... greater than 90 degrees and driving with your elbow propped on the window for extended periods, he ... cell phone. If sleep position is the problem, an elbow pad to keep the arm straighter at night can help. ...

Orthopaedic Surgeon Kevin Smith, MD, Joins Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and The Sports Medicine Clinic

... with a special expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery. Dr. Smith received his medical ... further with a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at University of Washington School of ... Surgeons and the American Shoulder and elbow Surgeons. His professional interests include ...

Fitness Giant Launches Nationwide Bone Health Initiative for 2009

... in the following areas: head, neck, hands, elbow flexors, quads, elbow extensors and trunk. Each muscle exercise ... Left elbow ...

Elbow, Shoulder Injuries Take Heavy Toll on Pro Baseball Players

... that time, 44 players sustained 50 shoulder or elbow injuries serious enough to require surgery. Six ... to the same level of play. There were 23 elbow surgeries performed on 21 players, and 20 of them ... higher level," Cohen said. He said those with elbow injuries were more likely to return to the same ...

Comeback to a pre-injury level disappointing for professional baseball players

... at the same or higher level after shoulder or elbow surgery, according to new research released today ... street. The average person who has shoulder or elbow surgery can return to their regular activities. ... AAA, AA and A) who underwent 50 shoulder and elbow operations by a variety of surgeons. There were ...

Comeback to a Pre-Injury Level After Elbow or Shoulder Surgery Disappointing for Pro Baseball Players

... at the same or higher level after shoulder or elbow surgery, according to new research released today ... street. The average person who has shoulder or elbow surgery can return to their regular activities. ... AAA, AA and A) who underwent 50 shoulder and elbow operations by a variety of surgeons. There were ...

SBi Launches rHead(TM) Lateral Radial Head Implant and rHead(TM) Plating Systems to Expand its Elbow Management System

... Head Implant System. To further augment its elbow Management System, the company also launched ... often complicated alignment challenges in elbow repair or reconstruction more manageable and ... first commercially available uni- compartmental elbow arthroplasty system. The new rHead Lateral ...

Atlanta Sports Medicine Doctor Spero Karas Wins 'Atlanta's Top Doctors' Honor Again

... Dr. Karas was specifically cited for his special expertise in elbow reconstruction, knee reconstruction, shoulder reconstruction, and sports ... medicine. He has been inducted into the prestigious American Shoulder and elbow Society, one of only five other physician members in the state of Georgia. ...

Simple Steps Deliver Relief for Tennis Elbow

... heat and ice treatment for their tennis elbow, a painful condition in the elbow or forearm that affects about 3 percent of the general population. ... The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has more about tennis elbow . -- Kevin McKeever ...

For Young Ballplayers, Support and Caution Are Key

... league's guidelines on the number of innings that can be pitched. To avoid elbow injuries, usually the limit is four to 10 innings per week. Watch the ... Orthopaedic Surgeons has more on keeping young pitchers from developing elbow injuries . -- Jennifer Thomas ...

Rush University Medical Center experts present latest research findings at AAOS meeting

... Are We?, Saturday, February 28,10 a.m. Scientific session: Shoulder and elbow Complications: The presentation and Management of Post-Surgical ... Thursday, February 26, 4 p.m. Scientific session: Shoulder and elbow Complications: The presentation and Management of Post-Surgical ...

Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury

... very common," said study lead author Dr. Robert Tashjian, a shoulder and elbow surgeon as well as an assistant professor in the department of ... . SOURCES: Robert Tashjian, M.D., shoulder and elbow surgeon, and assistant professor, department of orthopaedics, University ...

Most Parents Are Unaware of Expanded CDC Flu Vaccination Recommendations

... doorknobs, light switches, faucets or plastic toys. -- Do the elbow Cough: Cough and sneeze into your elbow instead of your hands to help prevent the spread of germs from ...

Dramatic increase in 'Tommy John' surgery in young patients cause for concern

... ORLANDO, Florida Eighty-three percent of athletes who had "Tommy John" elbow reconstruction surgery were able to return to the same or better level of ... is very dangerous." "Tommy John" surgery is a procedure where a damaged elbow ligament (Ulnar Collateral Ligament or UCL) is replaced with a tendon from ...

Dramatic Increase in 'Tommy John' Surgery in Young Patients Cause for Concern

... 2008 -- Eighty-three percent of athletes who had “Tommy John” elbow reconstruction surgery were able to return to the same or better level of ... “Tommy John” surgery is a procedure where a damaged elbow ligament (Ulnar Collateral Ligament or UCL) is replaced with a tendon from ...

Height of Pitcher's Mound Can Strain Shoulders

... The height of a pitcher's mound can influence the risk of stress-related elbow and shoulder injuries, suggests a study led by the head team physician for ... of Orthopaedic Surgeons has more about throwing-related injuries in the elbow . -- Robert Preidt ...

Prototype, 7-foot-tall sanitizer automates disinfection of hard-to-clean hospital equipment

... to end what she calls the "wasteful and unnecessary" practice of wiping down a lot of heavily used items with disinfectants and applying a lot of elbow grease. "If we can safely re-use equipment in the operating room, then we can do it elsewhere in the hospital for non-critical equipment," she says. ...

New ACTICOAT(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives 510(k) Clearance from the US FDA

... of wounds with its unique conformable design that easily contours to surfaces, including difficult-to-protect articulating regions such as knee or elbow joints. "We are delighted with the US FDA clearance for Acticoat(TM) Flex. We have had excellent feedback from Canada where Acticoat(TM) Flex was ...

Strength Testing Could Reduce Pitching Injuries

... The strength ratio of prone external rotation to prone internal rotation also appeared to predict future arm injuries. "The shoulder and elbow are subjected to significant stresses during the pitching motion, placing them at risk for injury. By demonstrating an association between shoulder ...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

... 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the surgery," lead author Dr. Gregory N. Drake, shoulder and elbow fellow at Fondren Orthopaedic Group, Texas Orthopaedics Hospital, said in a news release from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

... were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the surgery," said lead author, Gregory N. Drake, DO, shoulder and elbow fellow, Fondren Orthopaedic Group, Texas Orthopaedics Hospital. The study analyzed a database of all unconstrained total shoulder arthroplasties ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

... were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the surgery," said lead author, Gregory N. Drake, DO, shoulder and elbow fellow, Fondren Orthopaedic Group, Texas Orthopaedics Hospital. The study analyzed a database of all unconstrained total shoulder arthroplasties ...

Study Suggests Preseason Shoulder Strength May Determine Injury Severity for Baseball Pitchers

... There was also some evidence for an association between the ratio of PER/IR strength and the incidence of injury. "The shoulder and elbow are subjected to significant stresses during the pitching motion, placing them at risk for injury. By demonstrating an association between shoulder ...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

... phone elbow, otherwise known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a tingling or numbness in the hands caused by a compression of the ulnar nerve when the elbow is flexed during lengthy gab sessions, and Guitar Hero wrist is a tendinitis of the wrist brought on by overly vigorous strumming. Then there's ...

James R. Andrews, Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon, Installed as AOSSM President

... fellows. He is perhaps best known for his skills as an orthopaedic surgeon, as well as his scientific and clinical research in knee, shoulder and elbow injury prevention and treatment having authored more than 250 papers and presented on every continent. He has served on multiple AOSSM ...

Grab a Tool and Change Your Brain

... after using a mechanical grasping tool. "People move their hands as if their arms were longer," Cardinali said. And when asked to point to their elbow and middle fingertip, the two points they indicated were further apart after using the tool. The study proves for the first time that people ...

As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness

... switches, to prevent germ spread. Practice good cough and sneeze etiquette to prevent spreading germs to others - i.e., cough into your elbow rather than your hands and sneeze into a tissue to minimize hand contact transmission of germs. Throw used tissues away immediately and wash your ...

Health Department Reports Pennsylvania's First Death Due to 2009 Novel Influenza A/H1N1 Virus

... following steps to prevent spreading illness to others: Stay home when you are sick; Cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow or a tissue, and properly dispose of used tissues; Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water, or use an ...

Minor league hockey players unable to identify concussion symptoms, study says

... among players and in leagues." Changes in rules such as removing fighting and body checking, proper use of helmets, softer shoulder and elbow pads, improved enforcement of rules, educational efforts and recognizing the critical role that professionals and the media have in shaping the ...

Frisco ISD Treats Four Students in Medical Emergencies With OxySure(R) Model 615

... If we hadn't had the OxySure(R) product I would have called 911 immediately," says Jason Barnes. "One of our student athletes dislocated their elbow during a wrestling match. The student was showing signs of severe shock and distress and knowing that oxygen should be administered for shock, I ...

Stay on Par this Golf Season, Injury Free

... are best. Do not hunch over the ball too much; it may predispose you to neck strain and rotator cuff tendinitis. Avoid golfer's elbow -- which is caused by a strain of the muscles in the inside of the forearm - by performing wrist and forearm stretching exercises and not ...

Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps

... from people who have flu symptoms. 2.   Teach your child not to cough or sneeze into hands. Cover sneezes and coughs with sleeve, elbow or preferably tissues. Discard tissues immediately after use. If your child is sick have the tissues nearby, along with a trash bag. ...

Pooches Sometimes Miss the Point

... gestures, which emerges around 2 to 4 months of age, has been widely studied. But children's, less so. Using a variety of arm, leg, finger and elbow gestures, the researchers indicated the location of a hidden reward. The trials involved 15 dogs (roughly 5 years old), 13 2-year-old children and ...

Adolescent Growth Plate Injuries May Be Related to Overuse

... provide treatment recommendations. Current research shows that adolescent athletes are more prone to overuse injuries, especially in the wrist, elbow and foot due to their immature musculoskeletal system and not completely fused growth plates. According to researchers, these growing regions in the ...

Governor Rendell Announces Pennsylvania's First Confirmed Case of 2009 A/H1N1 Flu

... the virus to others: Stay home when you are sick to avoid infecting others; Cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow or a tissue and properly dispose of used tissues; Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water or use an alcohol-based ...

Pennsylvania Pork Products Safe During H1N1 Flu Outbreak, Says Ag Secretary

... to others: Stay home when you are sick to avoid spreading illness to others; Cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow or a tissue and properly dispose of used tissues; Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water or use an alcohol-based ...

Health Officials Report Pennsylvania's First Probable Case of Swine Flu

... illness to others: Stay home when you are sick to avoid spreading illness to others; Cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow or a tissue and properly dispose of used tissues; Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water or use an alcohol-based ...

Pennsylvania Working Closely With Federal Partners to Contain Impact of Swine Flu

... virus to others: Stay home when you are sick to avoid spreading illness to others; Cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow or a tissue and properly dispose of used tissues; Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water or use an alcohol-based ...

Telesso initiates post-market head-to-head peripheral IV catheter study

... site for insertion of a catheter for short-term diagnostic or therapeutic use. The catheter is placed into the peripheral vein in the arm, below the elbow and is typically passed up inside the vein to a length of 2-3 inches. Telesso's uniquely-designed guide wire-assisted peripheral IV catheter device ...
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