One of the most important things for every athlete to know is the difference between normal muscular soreness and fatigue vs. early symptoms of serious injury.
A tear in your biceps tendon can leave you looking like Popeye after eating his spinach. Here are three ways to prevent this painful injury.
Most youth baseball organizations today limit pitch counts or require days of rest after a young pitcher’s stint on the mound — or both. Medical research has shown that these rules are a safe way to protect the arms of these young players.
When the strong connective tissue surrounding your shoulder joint becomes thick, stiff and inflamed, it really hurts. Learn about frozen shoulder, and how timely care can help.
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While many of us associate torn rotator cuffs with baseball, people older than age 45 are increasingly at risk for this injury.
Whether it’s a painful shoulder, knee or elbow, tendonitis and bursitis are troublesome conditions that can affect just about anyone. The pain can come gradually, building up over time. Or it can feel sudden and severe. If you feel concerned or unsure about the cause of pain, see your doctor. But in many cases, it’s … Read More
Treating a dislocated shoulder always looks so easy in the movies and on TV. In real life, you should seek medical attention right away.
Traditionally, surgeons performing joint replacement surgery determine the placement of a new hip, shoulder or knee joint based on two-dimensional imaging, such as X-rays and CT scans. But Wael Barsoum, MD, Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, and Joseph Iannotti, MD, PhD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute, are working on … Read More
Get tips for keeping your pain in check during golf season with tips from our rheumatologist.