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What to know about shoulder impingement
Source: Medical News Today

Shoulder impingement, which people sometimes call swimmer's shoulder, is a condition that causes pain in the shoulder due to a tendon or bursa rubbing against the shoulder blade.

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Tendonitis and Tendinopathy
Source: Verywell Health

Tendonitis and tendinopathy are not the same things. Knowing the differences will determine your treatment.

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What can cause shoulder cracking or popping?
Source: Medical News Today

Hearing a cracking or popping in the shoulder can be unsettling. However, unless it accompanies pain, swelling, or other symptoms, joint cracking and popping are generally harmless.

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Study: `Pre-habilitation` by peer coaches before knee replacement may improve outcomes
Source: MedicalXpress

Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what's the best way to prepare patients before the procedure?

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Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis: Signs and Treatments
Source: Verywell Health

People may notice elbow bursitis as a squishy lump on the back of their elbow. Often this seemingly appears out of nowhere, or they may remember something that led to the onset of their symptoms.

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The Best Way to Find Relief From the Pain of Shoulder Impingement
Source: healthessentials

Shoulder pain has several possible causes. If shoulder pain increases as you raise your arm, and the pain is worse than when it’s straight out at 90 degrees, your problem may be impingement.

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Smart knee bandage for relief of arthrosis patients
Source: Medical Xpress

"Anthrokinemat," a smart knee bandage, is intended to support arthrosis patients in determining the right amount of daily exercise. All relevant data on the strains of the joints are collected and transferred to the patient's mobile phone.

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Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
Source: Healthday

The rotator cuff is a collection of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder. It's common for athletes - for example, baseball pitchers - to injure this area.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions symptoms that indicate surgery is needed:

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Program seen as effective for medial elbow injury prevention in baseball players
Source: Healio

Researchers identified 305 youth baseball players who did not have a history of elbow and shoulder pain. One hundred thirty-six players underwent the Yokohama Baseball-9 program, which included nine stretching and strengthening exercises, and 169 players were placed in the control group.

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