Returning to golf or any sport after shoulder surgery is not just about being able to play again, but being able to avoid further injury to your shoulder. Here are some precautions for golfers who have had shoulder surgery, but are ready to return to the game.
Chronic joint pain is generally caused by osteoarthritis, a progressively worsening condition characterized by wear and tear of the cartilage that cushions joint surfaces. Shoulder osteoarthritis can result in problems like rotator cuff impingement and frozen shoulder. While osteoarthritis cannot be reversed, there are strategies for slowing down progress of the disease and coping with chronic joint pain.
The initial wave of the coronavirus that threatened to undermine the healthcare system has passed and the restrictions that prevented elective surgeries from being performed have been lifted. Fear of getting surgery during the pandemic could be the only thing preventing you from enjoying an active lifestyle. Here’s what you should know that could relieve your concerns
Shoulder arthroscopy has been an major advancement in the treatment of shoulder pain. Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows your surgeon to view the inside of the shoulder joint through small puncture incisions using specialized lighted instruments.
Most patients with shoulder pain due to an injury or arthritis may not require surgery. They can usually be treated by a combination of non-surgical treatments such as medications, physical therapy, and shoulder injections. But in some cases, not proceeding with early surgical intervention can result in bigger issues down the line.
Arthritis Awareness Month is observed in May to raise awareness about the increasing prevalence of arthritis in the US. It’s the leading cause of disability affecting about 1 in 4 individuals. The condition is characterized by swelling and pain in the joints that can severely limit activities and negatively impact quality of life.
With all the news about the coronavirus outbreak, it’s only natural to worry about our well-being and safety. It can be especially difficult if you are finding yourself experiencing ongoing shoulder pain. Here are some helpful things to remember if your shoulder pain has increased or returned.
One of the biggest reasons that people have a shoulder replacement is to get back to exercise and activities they enjoy. Golf, tennis, hunting, and swimming are just a few of the examples that people have a high chance of being able to do after they are recovered.