Some rotator cuff injuries may require surgery when nonsurgical treatments have not worked, but evidence suggests that nonsurgical treatments can help with most cases.
It might seem counterintuitive, given that movement causes you pain right now, but exercising your shoulders is one of the best things you can do to slow the progression of shoulder osteoarthritis (OA)
Tennis elbow, also referred to as lateral epicondylitis or lateral elbow tendinopathy, is a common condition of the upper extremity typically caused by repetitive motions of the arm and wrist. Pain from this condition can be long lasting, causing limitations during work, leisure, and daily tasks. Below are some commonly addressed questions regarding tennis elbow or lateral elbow tendinopathy to help you better understand this condition.
Adults with acromegaly have a sixfold higher incidence rate of carpal tunnel syndrome compared with the general population, with most diagnosed and undergoing surgery before the acromegaly diagnosis, according to a retrospective study.
Arthritis in the hands is also managed with at-home therapies to ease symptoms. This can include a number of things, including hand exercises, acupuncture, hot and cold therapies, splinting, capsaicin creams, fish oil, SAM-e supplements, meditation, a plant-based diet, and a variety of herbal supplements.