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  • ACL injuries: When surgery is needed, and when it`s not for treating the knee injury

    We often hear about pro athletes with ACL injuries. But non-athletes suffer these knee injuries, too, as a young mother from Ambler, Pa., shared with 6abc. Surgery is usually a must for athletes, who need to do cutting and pivoting moves. But non-athletes may not need it.

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  • Tips to help a frozen shoulder

    Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity, including sleep, difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon.

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  • 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.

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  • How long does it take to recover from a torn ACL?

    Damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common yet severe knee injury. Most people who experience a torn ACL recover in 3–12 months, depending on injury severity and goals for rehabilitation.

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  • What Is a Torn Shoulder Labrum?

    To compensate for the shallow shoulder socket, the joint has a cuff of cartilage called a labrum that forms a cup for the end of the arm bone. When a patient sustains a shoulder injury, it is possible that the patient has a labral tear. The labrum also becomes more brittle with age and can fray and tear as part of the aging process.

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  • Females more likely to develop adhesive capsulitis

    Data showed that women develop adhesive capsulitis at a faster rate than men and that there are risk factors unique to women. Female athletes are also more likely to experience traumatic shoulder instability than male athletes.

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  • Mayo Clinic Q and A: Help with sports injuries

    Young athletes get plenty of bumps and bruises, but how can they avoid injuries? Any advice on how long they should sit out before getting back on the field or in the game?

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  • A Complete Guide to Shoulder Surgery

    Shoulder surgery can potentially restore pain-free range of motion and full function to a damaged shoulder joint. Surgery is a treatment for a variety of conditions in your shoulder joint. These include rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, and shoulder separations.

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  • Mayo Clinic Q and A: How are rotator cuff tears treated?

    There's a new minimally invasive treatment option that uses a balloon implant. How does this procedure work, and how does it compare to traditional treatments?

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  • Return to competitive wrestling after ACLR high

    After anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), return to sport is high in competitive wresting, according to a new study.

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