March 2015

BONE MARROW STEM CELLS IMPROVE HEALING AFTER ROTATOR CUFF SURGERY

Rotator cuff tears can often be treated without surgery – for example, with rest, anti-inflammatories and stretching exercises. But surgery is sometimes necessary, and a new French study highlights how stem cells can improve healing and tendon durability following rotator cuff surgery. The research included 90 patients who underwent rotator cuff surgery. Half of the […]

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Little Difference Between Surgical And Non-Surgical Treatment For Displaced Fracture Of Upper Arm

Athletes who suffer a displaced fracture in the upper arm sometimes face a choice of whether or not to have surgery. The use of surgery for displaced proximal humeral fractures is increasing, but a new UK study suggests there is little difference in outcomes between the two patient groups.

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