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/he is on the up & up.     In reality, the orthopedic community is up in the air regarding how to treat & manage biceps tendon ruptures.  It's not absolutely clear that surgery is indicated for everyone, especially middle-aged & older...
What Exactly Is a SLAP Lesion? Top 5 Things You Need to Know About a Superior Labral Tear by Mike Reinold Patient Expert biceps anchor and require surgery to stabilize the biceps anchor.  Type IV SLAP tears... from the glenoid resulting in instability of the biceps-labral anchor.  These is the most common type of SLAP tear...
Can Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tears Prevent Surgery? by Mike Reinold Patient Expert for rotator cuff tears alone without surgery be just as beneficial at helping patients reduce pain, regain... should be attempted prior to surgery, even in the case of a full thickness tear.  To maxmize these outcomes...
Is a Biceps Tenodesis the Answer? by Mike Reinold Patient Expert .  Let’s dig into this deeper, but first, let’s discuss SLAP tears and what the biceps tenodesis surgery actually does.   What is a SLAP Tear and Biceps Tenodesis? I’ve covered superior labral tears, or...
Q&A Session at by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Got discal clavicle resection surgery w/ Bicep tendon tear. How long out of work?Gotta go back full duty an able to lift 75 lbs. thank u for the help Follow @alvinblin This site
How to Enhance Your Success After Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery by Mike Reinold Patient Expert over the age of 80 years will have a rotator cuff tear.  Naturally, rotator cuff repair surgery... of healing after surgery in comparison to a 58.8% chance if that tear becomes large...
Back Squatting with a Posterior Labral Tear? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Q:  I’m a baseball pitcher who was diagnosed with a posterior labral tear.  Since I was young and the doctor didn’t feel that the tear was too extensive, he recommended physical therapy and not surgery.  I’m...
Two New Clinical Examination Tests to Detect a Superior Labral Tear / SLAP Tear by Mike Reinold Patient Expert injuries of the shoulder, or SLAP labral tears.  Seems like the "best" test has been published many times!  With so many tests out there to detect SLAP tears, how do you choose which to perform on your patients?  Certainly...
ACL Injury - Surgery or No Surgery by Michele A. Patient Expert identical. Despite a widespread belief that surgery leads to a stronger knee, the results showed that surgically reconstructing the A.C.L. as soon as possible after the tear “was not superior...
Clinical Examination of Superior Labral Tears - What is the Best Test for a SLAP Tear? Part 1 of 2 by Mike Reinold Patient Expert That is a pretty common question that I hear at meetings - "What is the best test for a SLAP tear...% of baseball pitchers) with superior labral lesions have concomitant partial thickness tears...

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