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Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men
Source:
Healio

Older men with an increasing number of specific risk factures combined with decreased bone mineral density at the femoral neck are at elevated risk for hip fracture, according to study findings.

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Carpal Tunnel Up With Increased Electronic Device Use
Source:
Physician’s Weekly

Extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices leads to an increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a study published online June 21 in Muscle & Nerve.

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Comparable results seen with high- vs low-intensity plyometric exercise after ACL reconstruction
Source:
Healio

Results from this randomized controlled trial showed both low- and high-intensity plyometric exercise for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction positively affected knee function, knee impairments and psychological status among patients after 8 weeks of intervention.

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Quadriceps exercise relieves pain in knee osteoarthritis
Source:
Medical Xpress

A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

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Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men
Source:
Science Daily

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and young adulthood, had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those who did not.

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Hip dysplasia: When is surgery required?
Source:
Medical Xpress

What causes hip dysplasia in adults, and can it be treated without a total hip replacement?

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Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete
Source:
Healio

Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder.

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Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds
Source:
Science Daily

From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of

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Morbidly obese, nonobese patients experienced similar outcomes after revision THA
Source:
Healio

No differences found in incidence of complications or survivorship free of reoperation or rerevision.

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Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes
Source:
Healio

Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time

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Nondrug approaches effective for treatment of common pain conditions, review suggests
Source:
Science Daily

Data from a review of US-based clinical trials suggest that some of the most popular complementary health approaches — such as yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture — appear to be

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable
Source:
Medical Xpress

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system
Source:
News Medical Net

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.

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Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears
Source:
Healio

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.

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Coping with Chronic Knee Pain
Source:
Medical News Today

Cases of chronic knee pain have increased a lot in the last 20 years As the knee is the main joint people use for walking, a good understanding of long-lasting knee pain can be important.

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