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What constitutes good treatment of tennis elbow?

The two most common treatments for tennis elbow are physiotherapy and cortisone injections. It is unclear which of these gives the best result, and diagnosis can be problematic for general practitioners. Now researchers at teh University of Oslo have taken …

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High BMI significantly increased complication rates during THA

Complication rates were high among patients with a body mass index of 50 kg/m2 or greater who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty, and weight loss should be considered prior to surgery to reduce this rate, according to study results. Researchers reviewed …

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Young baseball players frequently suffer from preventable arm pain

The most in-depth survey of its kind found that arm pain is common among supposedly healthy young baseball players and nearly half have been encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain. The findings suggest that more detailed and individualized screening …

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