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  • Exercise can modify fat tissue in ways that improve health—even without weight loss

    Exercise is one of the first strategies used to treat obesity-related health problems like type 2 diabetes and other cardiovascular disease, but scientists don't understand exactly how it works to improve metabolic health.

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  • What Is a Torn Shoulder Labrum?

    To compensate for the shallow shoulder socket, the joint has a cuff of cartilage called a labrum that forms a cup for the end of the arm bone. When a patient sustains a shoulder injury, it is possible that the patient has a labral tear. The labrum also becomes more brittle with age and can fray and tear as part of the aging process.

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  • Patellofemoral arthritis symptoms and treatment

    Patellofemoral arthritis is a form of knee arthritis. It affects the joint where the kneecap meets the thighbone. People with patellofemoral arthritis may experience pain and stiffness in the knee, difficulty walking, and other symptoms that impact their quality of life.

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  • Females more likely to develop adhesive capsulitis

    Data showed that women develop adhesive capsulitis at a faster rate than men and that there are risk factors unique to women. Female athletes are also more likely to experience traumatic shoulder instability than male athletes.

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  • The link between frozen shoulder and menopause

    There is no evidence of a direct link between frozen shoulder and menopause. However, menopause involves hormone changes that could contribute to frozen shoulder and other musculoskeletal conditions.

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  • Shoulder Blade Stretches: Exercises to Relieve Pain in Tight Shoulders

    If the shoulder blade, or scapula, is out of position, or if there are any problems with the tendons attached to the scapula, it can cause pain and make movement difficult. Several stretches may help ease this pain.

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  • 79% of hamstring injuries involve biceps femoris: Here’s why

    Rapid movements with high eccentric demands of the posterior thigh are likely the main cause of hamstring injury in professional male athletes, according to a new study.

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  • The 7 Best Posture Correctors of 2021

    For starters, "good" posture occurs when the muscles of the body support the skeleton in an alignment that is both stable and energy efficient.

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  • What to know about tendinitis

    Tendinitis — also known as tendonitis — is the inflammation of a tendon. It usually happens when a person overuses or injures a tendon during physical activity.

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  • What is frozen shoulder?

    Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • University of Pittsburgh