How soon can you resume tennis or golf after shoulder surgery?
Healing does take time, but within a few months most people can get back to play at their pre-surgery level without the pain that they experienced before, a pair of new studies show.
Trans-olecranon fracture posterior dislocation: a novel type of elbow injury
Based on our experiences, we found that a kind of elbow injury is characterized by an olecranon fracture accompanied by elbow joint posterior dislocation with the proximal radioulnar joint intact. The aim of this study was to better define this kind of severe elbow instability, which has not been previously reported.
Clinical and functional outcome after partial or total claviculectomy without reconstruction for oncological causes
In order to achieve clear margins of rare malignant clavicular neoplasms, claviculectomy may become necessary. This study aimed at reviewing clinical, functional and oncological outcome following partial or total claviculectomy without reconstruction.
After shoulder arthroplasty, patients can expect to return to racket sports
A study that specifically looked at return to racket sports, not sports in general, in patients who underwent anatomic total shoulder or reverse shoulder arthroplasty showed a 79% return to racket sports by 12-month follow-up.
Baseball season is here: Watch out for UCL tears
Spring brings with it the joy of baseball, but too much of a good thing can lead to elbow injuries in young pitchers.