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The rotator cuff is a collection of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder. It's common for athletes -- for example, baseball pitchers -- to injure this area.
NYU Langone Orthopedics Division of Sports Medicine hosted the second annual Fight Medicine Course on May 12th, 2018. This course, which focused on treatment of boxers and MMA fighters at the ringside and in the clinic, included lectures by experts on the subject including physicians, physical therapists, physical trainers, referees, and professional athletes.
Dr. Zuckerman and Dr. Jazrawi of NYU Langone Orthopedics speak live on-air with Dr. James Andrews at the AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting.
This year, the Sports Medicine Division had the honor of hosting the annual Arthroscopy Association of North America Traveling Fellowship.
Pain is essential for survival. However, it could also slow rehabilitation, or could become a distinct disorder. How strongly we feel it depends on our individual pain threshold. Scientists have discovered that this threshold can be increased by a new fitness method called Jymmin. It combines working out on gym machines with free musical improvisation -- and makes us less sensitive towards physical discomfort.