Why does my shoulder ache?
If you find yourself rubbing your shoulder after reaching up to take a coffee mug off the shelf, hammering in a nail just over your head or climbing into a pickup cab, you're among millions of Americans—particularly those over 60—with a shoulder issue. Shoulder pain could be a sign of arthritis, tendonitis, a rotator cuff tear or shoulder instability.
Sources of AC Joint Pain
Pain in the shoulder's acromioclavicular (AC) joint is a common problem that can be severe and persistent enough to interfere with your daily routine. There are several causes for AC joint pain, and treatment varies depending on what's making your shoulder hurt.
Functional recovery in the surgical treatment of tennis elbow: side-to-side versus tendon-to-bone attachment using a knotless suture anchor, a randomized controlled trial
Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow sometimes does not respond to conservative treatment and requires surgical intervention. Many different surgical techniques have been described. The aim of this randomized study was to compare functional outcomes of open side-to-side suturing of the tendon with tendon-to-bone fixation with a knotless suture anchor.
Clavicle Fracture Treatment: When Is Surgery Necessary?
Clavicle fractures, or broken collarbones, are typically treated without surgery. There is some evidence, though, to suggest that clavicle fractures may heal faster and more predictably when surgical repair is done.
First Steps to Help Treat a Frozen Shoulder
If you have a frozen shoulder, then you understand how frustrating the pain and limited mobility in your shoulder and arm can be. It may seem almost impossible to accomplish simple tasks like dressing and bathing. A frozen shoulder seems to come from nowhere.