Distal Bicep

…pination and pronation. Strengthening Very simple therapy plan using light hand held weights in a progressive resistive program. This is to help strengthen the tissue bone interface with light loading but not compromising the repair by excessive loading. May also do some forearm grip strengthening as before using a spring loaded device or “squeezy ball” All exercises are in sets of ten, with a 10 second interval up to 3 completed sets. Weight can…

Elbow Injury

…blood supply to the inflamed area. Therapeutic exercise consists of light hand held weights and more repetitions. Usually one would do a set of 10 repetitions of a given exercise, wait 10 seconds and then do a second and third set of 10 reps. After the exercise, apply ice to the sore area and massage. Many times this can be done at home but more severe cases or patients unable to do this on their own may require a course of physical therapy. A br…

Beaumont seeks participants for a research study of a cartilage tissue implant for knee injuries

…are implementing a new healthcare software within their system for easier handle on everything involving the study and their clinic. For more information on medical software and coding visit https://www.foreseemed.com/hcc-risk-adjustment-coding. (Original article here) A total of 245 patients will participate in the research of the surgical implant procedure in up to 40 sites across the United States. Approximately 20 patients at Beaumont will pa…

The Tommy John Injury:  Myths Debunked

With the baseball season in full swing (literally), we are seeing an increased incidence of elbow injuries…especially in pitchers. To know more about injuries visit this weblink. Tommy John The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is a ligament on the inside of the elbow that can get torn, stretched, or frayed with a significant amount of throwing. An injury to the ligament, also called the Tommy John ligament can be devastating to a pitchers career….

“Dunk Out” Injuries This Basketball Season

…ries this Basketball Season Dr. Guettler provide pointers to prevent basketball injuries Photo: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE Royal Oak, MI—Whether participating in recreational outdoor games, playing on a school team or competing professionally, basketball is one of America’s most popular sport pastimes. With more than 28 million people of all ages taking part each year in this high-impact, extremely charged sport, the potential risk for…

Sledding Safety

…from conditions like seasonal depression. Have we all forgotten about snow ball fights, snow men, snow angels, snow forts, and last but not least – sledding? I guarantee that if you spend some time with your kids out in the yard or on the sled hill, it will lift your spirits, give you a little exercise, and perhaps even give you a more positive view of one of Michigan’s seasonal gifts. Of course, sledding is supposed to be fun, but it also needs t…

The Olympic Games Should Motivate All of Us

…phasis on winning. Model active behavior. Join children for a bike ride, a ball game or a long walk. Use physical activity as a reward, such as a family canoe trip or berry-picking outing. Make exercise part of daily routines: simple chores such as raking leaves, painting or walking the dog are effective ways to increase activity. Schedule physical activities in 10 to 15 minute blocks of time throughout the day. Designate indoor areas for physical…