Tag: "shoulder" at medical news
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...hol through social sources. A new study examines shoulder
tapping, where an underage person approaches a str...ective interventions. For this study, we examined shoulder
tapping, where an underage person approaches a stranger outside of an alcohol establishment and asks...
JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management
...ypnosis, and massage (mostly for low back pain and shoulder
pain). In selecting a CAM modality, practitioners must weigh the pros and cons and tailor the interventions to the needs of patients with chronic pain. Other issues relevant to practitioners include additional time and energy investments, need for sp...
Indoor smoking bans: Are they creating unhealthy outdoor zones for secondhand smoke?
...wn, and we have thousands of college kids standing shoulder
outside bars and restaurants on weekend nights. In select areas outside certain establishments, we ...
Most young women don't recognize heart attack warning signs
...s: 58 percent said they had pain in the jaw or shoulder
38 percent reported sweating 29 percent experienced nausea 29 percent reported shortness of breath 21 percent said they had indigestion or heartburn 8 percent felt weakness or fatigue Only about half of the women went to an emerg...
Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors
...he following yoga poses: standing poses, chest and shoulder
openers; and inversions. The women were given a home instruction sheet to practice once a week at home a week at home for a total of three yoga sessions per week. A survey of the subjects demands of illness and a blood sample to determine lymphocy...
Free weight training gets workers with rotator cuff injuries back on the job
...volve those muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder
and can be caused by pulling the arm out of place, by falls and other accidents. All 42 of the employees had been through surgery to repair their torn muscles or ligaments. All had already gone through weeks of traditional rehabilitation and physica...
'Shrug off' shoulder surgery myth, study suggests
...ad belief, total surgical replacement of arthritic shoulder
joints carries no greater risk of complications th...s say, their study shows that patients who undergo shoulder
arthroplasty to relieve chronic and significant pain can expect significantly fewer complications, m...
Red flag for repetitive stress injuries identified for first time in humans
...l tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, and other wrist and shoulder
injuries, and nine healthy subjects. After a physical examination that rated the severity of symptoms ranging from pain to range of motion, participants were given blood tests for evidence of biomarkers. "The blood tests revealed significant level...
Northwestern surgeon invents teaching technology for scary patient exams
...obstetricians how to properly deliver a baby whose shoulder
is stuck in the birth canal, a rare and difficult procedure at which they dont get much training. Another simulator she developed helps students learn how to insert a breathing tube down a patients airway in an emergency. Its a tricky procedure an...
Exercise improves quality of life for people with breast cancer
...ch as levels of depression, quality of life, mood, shoulder
mobility, walking distances and weekly levels of physical activity. These factors were measured after 12 weeks and six months later. Participants in the second group had better outcomes on both a physical and psychological level than those who had...
Incontinence a common postnatal problem
... after delivery were fatigue, headaches, and neck, shoulder
or lower back pain. Pain from the caesarean operation, pain during intercourse and haemorrhoids were common after two months, but for most women these problems had ceased after a year. Despite a number of physical complaints, most of the women desc...
Stroke survivors and caregivers to benefit from Kent State study
... most affected population, and their spouses often shoulder
the brunt of care-giving responsibilities. Kent State University researchers have been awarded a $361,350 National Institute of Nursing Research grant to develop, test and refine an innovative, Web-based intervention designed to alleviate depression ...
Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis falls shortnon adherence compounds issue
...a low-trauma fracture of the wrist, hip, spine, or shoulder
in 2003, 63% had no known history of osteoporosis. Of those patients, 61 percent had not received a bone density scan since their fracture. A bone density scan is a quick and simple test for osteoporosis. The majority of patients in this sample, whe...
Men face rising osteoporosis risk
...s determined for the wrist, leg, arm, hip, pelvis, shoulder
and spine.In addition to the higher than anticipated costs related to treating fractures in men, the study came up with another surprising finding--over 90 percent of the cost of treating fractures in men goes towards treating non-vertebral fractures...
New treatment allow patients to return to pre-injury activity
...al other sites. It may have value in treating some shoulder
tendonpathies but further studies are needed," said Dr. Wong. The full results of this study will be presented on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 during the American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting in Vancouver, BC....
Higher strength MRI can help patients avoid arthroscopy for shoulder injuries
...d, FL. For the study, the researchers reviewed the shoulder
MRIs of 100 consecutive patients, 67 of whom also underwent arthroscopy to detect shoulder
cartilage tears. Of those 67 patients, 46 were diagnosed with some type of torn cartilage. The res...
Training on virtual 'patient' improves carotid angiography skills
...rsus the subjectivity of a mentor looking over the shoulder
of a trainee doing the procedure and saying, 'I th...n procedural-based medicine, from looking over the shoulder
of a doctor working on a real patient to where we are going to be able to measure the trainee's lear...
University of Utah to help build bionic arm
...rolled by signals from an intact muscle, such as a shoulder
shrug, so only one movement can occur at a time, he adds. "The new arm will take the signals that go to all the different arm muscles at once, and all the person has to do is think about natural movement and the arm will respond in a natural way. We'...
Forearm supports reduce upper body pain linked to computer use
...of large arm boards significantly reduces neck and shoulder
pain as well as hand, wrist and forearm pain. "Bas...atistically significant reduction in both neck and shoulder
pain and right hand/wrist/forearm pain in comparison to the control group, who did not receive forea...
Drug shown to provide much needed alternative therapy for chronic shoulder pain
...er Cox-2 inhibitors, people suffering from chronic shoulder
pain were left with just two therapy options at op... osteoarthritis of the knee, is also effective for shoulder
pain. The study was presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting i...