Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder's rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference.
When it comes to training, the anterior, or front, deltoid muscle gets almost all the attention, while the medial and posterior deltoids get the cold shoulder.
Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
For a decade, the research has been clear: static, hold-the-pose stretches prior to athletic activity diminish performance and might even open athletes up to injury.
An ongoing relationship with your sports medicine physician can prevent further damage to any previous injuries and optimize your time and effort in building strength and longevity as an athlete. Prepare to find and meet your physician with these answers to common questions and tips for your first appointment.
This is his third third year in a row. Texas Super Doctors are nominated by physicians as those they would choose in
seeking medical care. Only 2.5 percent of active Texas physicians are named to the Rising Stars list. Physicians are grouped into specialties, and those who acquire the highest total points from surveys, research and blue-ribbon panel reviews are selected for inclusion.