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Cholesterol levels and tendon pain may be related

(Reuters Health) – People with unhealthy blood cholesterol levels are more likely to have tendon pain or altered tendon structure, according to a new review. Read more Source: Reuters

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Age, sport-specialized training, excessive play may be linked to injury risk

Young athletes were found to be at an elevated risk for injury as they aged, engaged in sport-specialized training and when they spent a disproportionate amount of time in organized sports vs. free play time, according to study data. Researchers evaluated survey data from 822 injured athletes (age range: 7 to 18 years) between 2010 […]

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High risk of capsular restretching found among women and elite athletes

Even after successful arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift, women, elite athletes and patients with frequent dislocations were at high risk of capsular restretching, according to study results. Researchers evaluated the functional outcomes of 105 patients who underwent arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift for anterior shoulder instability and computed tomography arthrography (CTA) at 3 […]

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