Promise of Wireless Technology Represents New Era in Sports Medicine
The wireless world continues to evolve with high-speed 5G networks and WiFi upgrades fueling the future of connectivity. Although healthcare’s adoption of remote technologies is sometimes as laggy as dial-up internet, sports medicine surgeons can now perform arthroscopic procedures free of the constraints of corded instruments.
New trial to ease knee pain in school kids
One in four adolescents experience pain in their kneecaps that, if left untreated, can continue into adulthood, leading to reduced physical activity and quality of life. With research highlighting the need for early intervention, a new trial from Deakin University's Center for Sport Research is exploring whether changing the type of school shoes kids wear could be part of the solution.
Ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections can be safely done for tibialis tendinopathy
Results showed ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections into the tibial tendon sheath were a safe nonoperative treatment for patients with posterior tibialis tendinopathy, with the best pain relief in obese patients.
Everything You Need to Know About Brachial Plexus Injuries
Your brachial plexus is a network of nerves in your shoulder that branches into five major nerves in each arm. It carries signals from your spinal cord to your arms and hands, allowing you to move your arm, hands, and wrists. Sensory skin nerves are also part of the brachial plexus and allow you to feel temperature and other sensations.
Tennis Elbow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is swelling, inflammation, and subsequent tearing of the tendons in your forearm.These tissues, which attach muscle to bone, can become overtaxed with repetitive use, causing an aching or burning pain that gets worse when you grip or lift something.