Many people experience stiff joints as they age. Others may experience joint stiffness due to medical conditions and lifestyle choices. Sometimes, people can treat stiff joints at home.
A prevention program that improves physical function was effective in the prevention of medial elbow injury in youth baseball players, according to a recently published study.
With the release of the hoverboard in 2015 came 26,854 injuries treated in United States EDs related to the product, with the most commonly affected area being the wrist, according to findings published in Pediatrics.
Rising Number Of Baseball Players Getting Ulnar Neuritis, An Elbow Condition Keeping Them Off The Field
First it was Tommy John; now another elbow condition is throwing a curve ball at young baseball players. With more kids playing baseball year-round and throwing at record velocities, ulnar neuritis, also known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a condition keeping more players off the field.
The unplanned ER or urgent care visits patients have within 7 days of undergoing outpatient carpal tunnel release are rare events that an investigator here said are measurable and can usually be avoided through better pain management practices.
After extensive research, investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have developed the first-ever patient questionnaire to measure the physical and emotional impact of brachial plexus injury (BPI). The survey also seeks to assess patients' expectations and treatment outcomes.
Humeral Fractures Sustained During Arm Wrestling: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis and Review of the Literature
Arm wrestling places significant torque on the humeral shaft. A spiral distal humeral shaft fracture is an unusual but significant injury that can result. Of 93 patients who presented between 2009 and 2017 with closed humeral shaft fractures that were managed nonoperatively, 9 sustained the fractures while arm wrestling.
Patients with ulnar collateral ligament injuries may experience positive results with nonoperative treatment, according to a presenter here.