Shoulder Pain Injury

Over 45? How You Can Deal With Rotator Cuff Injuries

Tags: rotator cuff, shoulder, shoulder pain, tendonitis

Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.

Ice pack on shoulder

Tendonitis or Bursitis? Your Best Treatments Begin at Home

Tags: achilles tendonitis, bursitis, elbow, elbow pain, inflammation, knee, knee pain, rotator cuff, shoulder, shoulder pain

It’s tempting to head straight to the doctor with pain, but tendonitis and bursitis can often be treated successfully with rest, ice and anti-inflammatories. Advanced treatments are also available if home remedies fail.

Shoulder repair illustration

What Do Rotator Cuff Tears and Hernias Have in Common?

Tags: hernia, innovation, rotator cuff

They may seem pretty different, but they have two things in common: They are both caused by soft tissue injuries, and they both occur frequently. New materials could help fix them both.