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Postmenopausal Women Might Have Rotator Cuff Tears and Not Know It

Italian researchers studying women before and after menopause found postmenopasual women had nearly three times the number of asymptomatic rotator cuff tears compared to premenopausal women.

This finding, published June 10, 2013 online in the journal Menopause, could present an opportunity to prevent what could later become symptomatic, painful shoulders among women, the researchers […]

Physical Therapist-supervised Strength Training Trumps At-home Exercises after Shoulder Surgery

Physical therapist-led rehabilitation and strengthening exercises are superior to at-home, unsupervised exercise for those recovering from arthroscopic acromioplasty (a type of shoulder surgery), according to a new study published January 2012 Journal of Rehabilitative Medicine.

Arthroscopic acromioplasty may be used to surgically remove bone spurs or growths on the outer edge of the shoulder […]

Hip and Knee Movement Could Impact Ankle Re-Injury Risk

Physical therapists and others who help patients recover from ankle injuries often work on strengthening and stretching the ankle joint. A new study by the University of Georgia suggests the way patients move their hip and knee joints also might impact whether a patient is at high risk for ankle re-injury. And changing the way patients move in order to minimize that risk could be an important part of patients’ rehabilitation for ankle sprains. […]

Tips for Avoiding Golf Injuries

In an effort to reduce golf injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) issued a press release August 18, 2010 recommending these golf injury-prevention tips:

• Dress for comfort and make sure to wear the appropriate golf shoes; short cleats are best on the course.

• Do not hunch your neck or shoulders over […]