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Why is calcific tendinitis so painful?

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Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, typically characterized by calcium deposits on the rotator cuff, is an extremely painful condition that can severely impair movement and life quality. A new study ...

Study links psychological distress to greater shoulder pain and disability

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Results from this prospective, cross-sectional study demonstrated catastrophic thinking and lower self-efficacy were linked with more shoulder pain and disability among patients who presented with sho...

After hip-replacement surgery, medication use decreases

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A new study, published November 15, in the journal Pain provides information on the trajectories of prescription drug use before and after hip-replacement surgery—total hip arthroplasty (THA), one...

Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

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Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-...

Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

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Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presente...

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