Nerve block an effective treatment for painful shoulder condition
Treating the painful shoulder condition adhesive capsulitis with a nerve block is a safe, simple and effective treatment, according to recent results from a Flinders-led clinical trial.
Tips to help a frozen shoulder
Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity, including sleep, difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon.
Clavicle Fracture Treatment: When Is Surgery Necessary?
Clavicle fractures, or broken collarbones, are typically treated without surgery. There is some evidence, though, to suggest that clavicle fractures may heal faster and more predictably when surgical repair is done.
Physical Therapy Exercises for Recovery From a Clavicle Fracture
A fractured clavicle, or fractured collarbone, is a common sports injury that generally occurs from an impact to the shoulder of a fall on an outstretched arm. These fractures may be partial or complete and often require surgical repair or immobilization while they heal. It's important to work closely with your physician and physical therapist to design a clavicle fracture rehabilitation program that is specific to your injury, fitness level, and lifestyle.
Infections After Shoulder Surgery
The success rate of shoulder surgery is very high,1 however, there are possible complications, the most concerning being an infection.