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Postoperative Management

Generally, patients tolerate ASAD well and do not report significant postoperative pain. Conventional pain control can be obtained with oral medications. The patient may have the dressing removed in approximately 48 hours. A formal therapy program is then employed. Stiffness can be avoided when early motion is emphasized and any problems are recognized early.

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Fractures of the Humerus

Fractures of the upper part of the humerus occur most frequently as a result of falling on an outstretched arm, but they may also follow a direct fall on the shoulder during contact sports, such as rugby and American football, alpine skiing, and riding. Fractures of the upper part of the humerus occur most frequently […]

Return to Sport

Athletes with conservatively treated traction overload tendinitis may often be able to return to sports 3–4 months after the onset of symptoms. Athletes with partial rotator cuff tears may need 4–6 months before they return to sports after surgical treatment; athletes with complete rotator cuff tears may need even longer. A tennis player can often […]

Prescription Sports

RUNNING ON A HARD SURFACE

Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. This not only covers marathons and track and field running – running is also part of the training in virtually all other sports, including soccer, rugby, handball and triathlon. Running is a very efficient method for maintaining or improving […]

Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Knee pain due to osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in a gradual wearing away of joint cartilage.

SYMPTOMS DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?

A common symptom is morning stiffness that decreases with use. The knee may also pop of click, or even lock up at times.

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