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There's no question that exercise is a good thing. A regular workout routine can help control weight, keep your health in check, improve your mood, boost your energy, help you sleep, and even rev up your love life (major bonus, right?). But still, it's possible to have too much of anything, even something as fabulous and necessary as exercise.
Summer may be a time of fun and relaxation, but it can also be a time of heightened danger for kids 14 and younger.
According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), parents should exercise special caution during the months of May through August when it comes to their kid's safety. Incidents from bike crashes, falling and sports-related injury are more common during this time.
Newly diagnosed knee pain is something that affects up to nearly 2 million Americans per year, and the average weekend warrior is certainly not spared from this condition.
Knee pain can be related to acute traumatic events, such as a twisting injury that results in a ruptured ligament, or chronic overuse wear-and-tear injury patterns, such as arthritis. These injuries can often occur for a variety of reasons, including lack of conditioning, improper warmup, lack of endurance, and sometimes plain bad luck. This phenomenon is no longer isolated to the baby boomer population. Physicians are seeing more men and women in their 20s, 30s and 40s than ever before with ankle, elbow, knee and shoulder injuries.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Autologous Hamstring: Can Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Accurately Predict Graft Diameter?
Recent clinical investigations have identified inadequate autograft hamstring graft diameter (<8 mm) to be predictive of failure after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
The average retirement age is increasing, and the indications for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) are being broadened. The goal of the current study was to determine objective findings for rate of return to work and time to return to work after RTSA. The authors performed retrospective data collection for consecutive patients who underwent RTSA at their institution between 2007 and 2013. All patients were asked to complete a questionnaire about their work history and their ability to participate in work-related activities. A total of 40 patients reported working before surgery.