What to Know About Tendinitis

Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon – the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. The condition causes pain and tenderness just

Common Causes and Treatments for a Separated Shoulder

A shoulder separation is an injury to the acromioclavicular joint on the top of the shoulder. The shoulder joint is formed at the junction of

What Is Swimmer’s Shoulder?

Shoulder Impingement in Swimmers Swimmer’s shoulder is a common orthopedic injury in people who swim. It is caused by abnormal rubbing and pinching of the

What Are Shoulder Stretches?

6 shoulder stretches to relieve tight muscles 1. Crossover shoulder stretch Stand up with your feet shoulder-width apart. Maintain a slight bend in your knees

Ask The Doctor: What Is Shoulder Instability and How Is It Treated?

Presented by Vericel: Dr. Brian Cole provides an overview of shoulder instability and the various treatments used to restore stability in the shoulder. Shoulder instability

Shoulder Surgery Helps 59-Year-Old Get Back To CrossFit

A lifelong athlete, Dan DeCarlo, 59, of North Aurora, was no stranger to aches and pains. In 6th grade, he started weight training and then

Ep. 26: Treating Rotator Cuff Tears With Dr. Nik Verma

In this episode, we discuss the treatment of rotator cuff tears with sports medicine and shoulder surgeon Dr. Nik Verma from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.

Don’t Let Shoulder Pain Sideline Summer Fun

Whether your ?go-to? sport is baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball or basketball, they all carry one common thread: dynamic overhead use of the shoulder.? Getting back

Five of the Most Common Tennis Injuries

Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the world, a game played by thousands of people every day. Professional tennis players put their

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