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  • Precautions for Golfers who have had a Shoulder Surgery but are ready to return to the Game

    Precautions for Golfers who have had a Shoulder Surgery but are ready to return to the Game

    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.

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  • 10 Best Shoulder Exercises for Beginners

    10 Best Shoulder Exercises for Beginners

    The shoulder is a ball and socket joint that is supported by a complex network of tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Keeping these supporting structures healthy and strong helps prevent shoulder injury.

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  • Strategies for Coping with Chronic Joint Pain

    Strategies for Coping with Chronic Joint Pain

    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.

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  • Fear of Getting Surgery During The Pandemic? What You Should Know That May Relieve Your Concerns.

    Fear of Getting Surgery During The Pandemic? What You Should Know That May Relieve Your Concerns.

    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

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  • Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

    Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

    While I’m a shoulder specialist, it isn’t uncommon for my patients to report elbow pain. The most common condition is tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a form of tendonitis that manifests as pain on the outside of the elbow.

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  • Shoulder Arthroscopy: Is it Right for You?

    Shoulder Arthroscopy: Is it Right for You?

    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.

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  • How Early Surgical Intervention Can Prevent Bigger Issues Down the Line

    How Early Surgical Intervention Can Prevent Bigger Issues Down the Line

    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.

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  • Arthritis Awareness Month: How to Prevent an Arthritis Flare Up

    Arthritis Awareness Month: How to Prevent an Arthritis Flare Up

    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.

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  • What to do with your shoulder pain during COVID-19

    What to do with your shoulder pain during COVID-19

    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.

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  • Returning to Exercise after a Total Shoulder Replacement

    Returning to Exercise after a Total Shoulder Replacement

    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.

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