Dead arm syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Dead arm syndrome is a condition that affects the shoulder. It’s caused by repeated movements, which place stress on the joint.
What is water on the knee?
Knee effusion, sometimes called water on the knee, occurs when excess fluid accumulates in or around the knee joint. Common causes include arthritis and injury to the ligaments or meniscus, which is cartilage in the knee.
In terms of glenoid defects, does size matter?
Apparently so. A new study looking at the postoperative recurrence rate after arthroscopic bony Bankart repair found that it was lower in male competitive rugby and American football players with a large glenoid defect, in fact 3x lower, than in those with a small glenoid defect.
Bone marrow-derived fibrin clot is better source for meniscal repair
With age, the meniscus receives less and less blood—with the inner most area becoming avascular. Tears in this area do not heal normally, often requiring surgery. Surgeons can draw fibrin, a protein involved in blood clotting, from peripheral blood (PB) or bone marrow aspirate (BMA), and implant a fibrin blood clot into the injured area to help with healing.
How to Avoid the Ominous ‘Pop’ That Signals a Torn ACL
Every athlete wants an answer to the million-dollar question: “How can I avoid tearing my ACL?” “Proper form can help athletes avoid this serious injury,” says orthopaedic surgeon.