No, it’s not, despite what has been reported about a study published in The BMJ. We asked experienced shoulder surgeons to comment on the study methodology, the results, and the generalizability of the findings.
An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment.
Stiff or tight shoulders can cause discomfort and limit a person's range of motion. If the tightness goes unchecked, it can lead to neck pain and cause tension headaches.
In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that performing an additional surgical procedure called lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) may reduce the risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes.
Brittle bones are often seen as a woman's health issue, but low bone mass may be more common among middle-aged men than generally thought, a small study suggests.