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  • How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?

    Source: healthline

    A doctor or physiotherapist can use one of more than 25 functional tests during a physical exam to diagnosis a torn rotator cuff. Some of these tests directly indicate a rotator cuff injury and others rule out similar injuries like nerve impingement or torn labrum.

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  • What to know about kneecap dislocation

    Source: Medical News Today

    A kneecap becomes dislocated when the patella bone, which sits at the front of the knee, comes out of position. In the process, the connective tissues that hold the bone in place may stretch and tear.

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  • Researchers find face masks don't hinder breathing during exercise

    Source: Medical Xpress

    A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels are not affected for healthy individuals wearing a face mask during strenuous workouts.

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  • The importance of stretching throughout your workday

    Source: Medical Xpress

    With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects.

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  • What to know about tightness in the knee

    Source: ICJR

    A feeling of tightness or stiffness in the knee can occur as a result of overuse, injury, or age-related wear and tear.

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  • Managing Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

    Source: ICJR

    In a recent propensity matched analysis, patients who opted for surgery experienced superior outcomes compared with patients who decided to try non-operative management first.

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  • Study Shows Benefits Of Percutaneous Bunion Correction

    Source: Podiatry Today

    Can a percutaneous, extra-articular distal first ray osteotomy have an impact for mild and moderate bunion deformities? A recent study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery involving 217 feet (including 28 simultaneous bilateral cases) says this technique facilitates immediate postoperative weightbearing, minimal complications, reproducible results and application toward both the intermetatarsal and hallux abductus angles.

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