New study shows immobilization not needed after rotator cuff repair. I do not immobilize pts after rotator cuff surgery and have had good success without complications doing so. This study validates that approach as also reflected in a recent FB post by a patient….
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A recent study looked at whether exercise that raises your heartrate to high levels, and does so for prolonged periods, for example 8 hours per week, resulted in increased risk of death or adverse health events.
In an article you can read here a top orthopedic surgeon describes how the number of knee replacements more than doubled in the first decade of the 2000s, far outstripping population growth. While total knee replacements are an amazing breakthrough for people with disabling knee pain I too have seen how they have become often recommended to patients without severe arthritis where other alternatives could have been tried but were never recommended.