Water sports and distal biceps tendon tears
For a lot of Indiana residents, summer time means spending time outdoors at the lake. With all the fun, sometimes it’s hard to remember to stay safe.
What causes elbow tendonitis and how do you treat it?
THIS POST IS PART OF THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HAND, WRIST AND ELBOW INJURIES The elbow is made up of bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons. Tendons are flexible, tough bands…
What is a torn bicep tendon at the elbow?
A bicep tendon tear at the elbow is uncommon and usually doesn’t require surgery.
What is bicep tendonitis?
Bicep tendonitis is an inflammation of the upper biceps tendon and can typically be treated non surgically; however surgery is sometimes recommended.
Rotator cuff tears: Causes, symptoms and treatment
A rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults; however, not all rotator cuff tears require surgery and recovery might not take as long as you thought.
What is patellar tendonitis?
Patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap. In most cases, rest will relieve symptoms.
Why are rotator cuff tears common in sports?
Sports that require repetitive lifting or overhead activities, such as baseball, tennis, rowing and weightlifting are especially prone to rotator cuff tears.
What is internal impingement?
“The Thrower’s Shoulder” refers to an internal impingement. This injury is caused in the “cocking” phase of throwing, when a pitcher is bringing his or her arm back before the swing.
What are the most common golf injuries?
OrthoIndy hand and sports medicine physician, Dr. Timothy Dicke discusses common golf injuries and how to reduce your risk of experiencing an injury while playing.
I was told I have a rotator cuff tear
Dr. Chris Bales, sports medicine specialist, discusses what you should look for if you think you have a rotator cuff tear or other shoulder injuries.
What is a reverse shoulder replacement?
Your rotator cuff protects your shoulder joint. When you have a tear in your rotator cuff and your shoulder is also affected by arthritis, you may consider a reverse shoulder replacement.
What is tendinopathy in the shoulder?
What causes shoulder tendinopathy? Repeated movement like reaching over your head or throwing a ball are examples of overuse.
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