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Oregon Shoulder Institute Patients Experience Shortest Length of Stay in Western U.S.

  • Why Are Women More Prone to Frozen Shoulder?

    Although frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a common shoulder condition, it predominantly impacts women between the ages of 40 to 60. Although menopause and hormonal imbalances could be a contributing factor to the development of frozen shoulder in women, one of the biggest...

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  • Oregon Shoulder Institute Adopts New Magnesium Supplement Recommendation to Pre and Post Procedure Protocol

    In a recent study, magnesium was found to have pain-relieving effects after arthroscopic shoulder surgery. The treatment decreased patients’ postoperative narcotic consumption and additional pain-relieving need after arthroscopic shoulder surgery and had no serious side effects...

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  • Oregon Shoulder Institute Patients Experience Shortest Length of Stay in Western U.S.

    Eighty-eight percent of shoulder replacement surgery patients go home the same day
    Recent Medicare (2019 and 2020) data shows that the Oregon Shoulder Institute patients have the shortest length of stay following shoulder replacement su...

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  • Exercise and Shoulder Strength Recommendations for Middle Age and Older Adults

    Moderate-intensity aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities should be two priority items on every adult’s to-do list. Evidence proves that exercise maintains health, cognition, balance, and strength as we age. Recommendations from the American College of Sports Medicine a...

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  • Getting Back on Course

    When Rosemary Harrington lifted a heavy suitcase just exactly the wrong way in the fall of 2020, she knew something severe had happened to her shoulder. “I actually felt a rip. The pain brought me to my knees, it was so intense,” she says. Rosemary was worried that this in...

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  • Returning to Play

    As someone in his 40s, I have experienced my share of injuries and know how hard it can be to wait to return to the sport you love. Some of the hardest conversations I have had with patients center around their expected recovery time. Having gone through hip arthroscopy, I kno...

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  • Finding the Best Doctor for Rotator Cuff Repair

    Most people do some research when looking for a shoulder surgeon. Steve Davison (71) took his to the next level. After asking his trusted fishing guide (who also worked in orthopedics) who he thought the best orthopedic surgeon was for rotator cuff repair, the guide recommended D...

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  • Here is How Shoulder Pain Affects Quality of Life

    Most people will have shoulder pain at some point in their life. Fortunately, the majority of this is short-lived. However, some people will have chronic shoulder pain that lasts for months or years. As these individuals will likely attest, chronic shoulder pain can have a substa...

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  • What Can I Expect After a Shoulder Replacement?

    One of the most common questions for patients considering a shoulder replacement is “What can I expect?” This is a great question as people should know what they are getting into before considering a shoulder replacement. There are two parts to this. The first part is unde...

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  • How to Battle Depression While Healing From a Debilitating Injury

    Living with a chronic injury not only affects your physical health, but in many cases your mental health as well. Your emotional well-being may be impacted by the physical toll pain takes on your body and the changes to your life’s routine. It’s crucial to know how to batt...

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