Conditions & Treatments: Articles for Patients

Arthritis Articles

  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis.
  2. Arthritis Foundation.
  3. Aspirin and Related Drugs (NSAIDs).
  4. Back Pain.
  5. Basics of Surgery for Arthritis.
  6. Behcet's Disease.
  7. Bursitis, Tendinitis, and Other Soft Tissue Rheumatic Syndromes.
  8. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  9. College and Arthritis.
  10. Continuing Medical Education: Spondyloarthropathies
  11. Continuing Medical Education: Synovitis.
  12. Corticosteroids for Arthritis.
  13. CPPD Deposition Disease.
  14. Cytotoxic Drugs.
  15. Diabetes Basics.
  16. Diet and Arthritis.
  17. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
  18. Exercise and Arthritis.
  19. Exercise Movies for Arthritis.
  20. Families and arthritis.
  21. Fatigue.
  22. Fibromyalgia.
  23. Frequently Asked Questions about Arthritis Medications.
  24. Frequently Asked Questions about Arthritis.
  25. Frequently Asked Questions about Living with Arthritis.
  26. Ghenohumeral Arthritis
  27. Gold Treatment.
  28. Gout.
  29. Infectious Arthritis.
  30. Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
  31. Joints.
  32. Juvenile Arthritis.
  33. Lab Tests.
  34. Lupus Erythematosus.
  35. Lyme disease.
  36. Managing Arthritis Pain.
  37. Marfan Syndrome.
  38. Methotrexate.
  39. Myositis.
  40. Osteoarthritis.
  41. Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
  42. Osteonecrosis.
  43. Osteoporosis.
  44. Paget's Disease.
  45. Polyarteritis.
  46. Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
  47. Pregnancy and Arthritis.
  48. Psoriatic Arthritis.
  49. Raynaud's Phenomenon.
  50. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome.
  51. Reiter's Syndrome.
  52. Research on Arthritis.
  53. Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  54. Scleroderma.
  55. Sex and Arthritis.
  56. Sjogren's Syndrome.
  57. Stress and Arthritis.
  58. Technical Information: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Fibromyalgia.
  59. Travel and Arthritis.
  60. Unproven Remedies for Arthritis.
  61. Using Joints Wisely.
  62. Vocational Rehabilitation.
  63. Washington/Alaska Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.
  64. Water Exercises.
  65. Work and Arthritis.
  66. Working with Your Doctor

Metabolic Bone Disease Articles

  1. Osteoporosis

Shoulder & Elbow Articles

  1. About the Mechanics of Shoulder Stability.
  2. Adhesion-Cohesion
  3. Anterior glenoid reconstruction for unstable dislocating shoulders. Surgery to restore lost anterior glenoid bone and deep the socket with a bone graft can restore shoulder anatomy and lessen pain and improve function.
  4. Arthroplasty in Cuff Tear Arthropathy: Surgery for shoulders with a rotator cuff tear and arthritis can lessen shoulder pain and improve function with joint replacement.
  5. Arthroplasty in Post-traumatic Arthritis: Surgery for shoulders with arthritis after and injury, fracture, or previous surgery can lessen shoulder pain and improve function with a special type of joint replacement.
  6. Atraumatic Shoulder Instability.
  7. Bankart repair for unstable dislocating shoulders: Surgery to anatomically and securely repair the torn anterior glenoid labrum and capsule without arthroscopy can lessen pain and improve function for active individuals.
  8. Basics of failed shoulder surgery, complications of shoulder surgery and revision shoulder surgery
  9. Capsuloligamentous Constraint.
  10. Chondrolysis
  11. Clinical Conditions Involving the Cuff.
  12. Clinical Conditions Related to the Rotator Cuff.
  13. Clinical Presentation and Evaluation of Glenohumeral Arthritis.
  14. Clinical Presentation of Glenohumeral Instability.
  15. Clinical Problems of the Shoulder.
  16. Compartmental Syndromes.
  17. Complications of shoulder surgery: revision surgery may be helpful when a total shoulder joint replacement, rotator cuff repair or surgery for dislocation fails or is unsuccessful in relieving pain, stiffness, weakness or instability
  18. Concavity Compression
  19. Cuff tear arthropathy - CTA - prosthesis for shoulder arthritis: Surgery with a cementless CTA prosthesis can lessen pain and improve function in shoulders with the combination of arthritis and rotator cuff tears.
  20. Diagnosis of Anterior Glenohumeral Instability.
  21. Diagnosis of Capsulorraphy Arthropathy.
  22. Diagnosis of Cuff Tear Arthropathy.
  23. Diagnosis of Glenohumeral Avascular Necrosis.
  24. Diagnosis of Glenohumeral Degenerative Joint Disease.
  25. Diagnosis of Glenohumeral Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  26. Diagnosis of Rotator Cuff Tears.
  27. Diagnosis of Subacromial Abrasion.
  28. Diagnosis of the Frozen Shoulder.
  29. Diagnosis of the Post-traumatic Stiff Shoulder.
  30. Effectiveness of Glenohumeral Arthroplasty.
  31. Evaluation of Recurrent Instability.
  32. Evaluation of the Rough Shoulder.
  33. Evaluation of the Stiff Shoulder.
  34. Evaluation of the Weak Shoulder.
  35. Examination Under Anesthesia.
  36. Failed Shoulder Replacement and Revision.
  37. Glenohumeral Arthritis References.
  38. Glenohumeral Arthroplasty Technique.
  39. Glenohumeral Balance.
  40. Glenohumeral Suction Cup.
  41. Home Exercises for the Rough Shoulder.
  42. Home Exercises for Stiff Shoulder
  43. Home Exercises for the Unstable Shoulder.
  44. Home Exercises for the Weak Shoulder.
  45. Humeroscapular Positions and Motion.
  46. Humerothoracic Positions and Motion.
  47. Injuries Associated with Anterior Dislocations.
  48. Injuries Associated with Posterior Dislocations.
  49. Intermediate Shoulder Instability.
  50. Limited Joint Volume.
  51. Management of Glenohumeral Arthritis.
  52. Management of Humeroscapular Roughness.
  53. Management of Scapulothoracic Roughness.
  54. Mechanics of Glenohumeral Arthritis.
  55. Mechanics of Glenohumeral Arthroplasty.
  56. Mechanics of Glenohumeral Instability.
  57. Mechanics of Shoulder Strength.
  58. More Information on Rotator Cuff Surgery.
  59. Outcome Measurement.
  60. Posterior glenoid osteoplasty for unstable dislocating shoulders. Surgery to build up the back of the glenoid socket using an osteotomy and graft can restore shoulder anatomy and lessen pain and improve function.
  61. Ream and Run for Shoulder Arthritis: Conservative Reconstructive Surgery for Selected Individuals Desiring Higher Levels of Activity than Recommended for Traditional Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
  62. Ream and Run non-prosthetic glenoid arthroplasty for shoulder arthritis: Regenerative cementless surgery designed for individuals desiring higher levels of activity than recommended for traditional total joint replacement.
  63. Recurrent Instability References.
  64. Rehabilitation after Shoulder Arthroplasty.
  65. Rehabilitation following shoulder joint replacement arthroplasty
  66. Relevant Anatomy of Glenohumeral Instability.
  67. Repair of Rotator Cuff Tears: Surgery for shoulders with torn rotator cuff tendons can lessen shoulder pain and improve function without acromioplasty.
  68. Reverse Shoulder Replacement (Delta joint replacement) for arthritis: Surgery with a reverse prosthesis can lessen shoulder pain and improve function in shoulders with failed surgery or combined arthritis, rotator cuff tears and instability.
  69. Reverse Total Shoulder or Delta Shoulder for Shoulder Arthritis Combined with Massive Rotator Cuff Tear and for Failed Conventional Total Shoulder Replacement
  70. Rotator Cuff Clinical Presentation.
  71. Rotator Cuff Differential Diagnosis.
  72. Rotator Cuff Failure.
  73. Rotator Cuff Historical Review.
  74. Rotator Cuff Imaging Techniques.
  75. Rotator Cuff References.
  76. Rotator Cuff Relevant Anatomy and Mechanics.
  77. Rotator Cuff Tear: When to Repair and When to Smooth and Move the Shoulder
  78. Rotator Cuff Treatment.
  79. SF 36 and Health Status.
  80. Scapulothoracic Positions and Motion.
  81. Shoulder Arthritis
  82. Shoulder Arthritis Book
  83. Shoulder Bibliography.
  84. Shoulder Instability References.
  85. Shoulder and Elbow Cases to Consider.
  86. Shoulder arthritis and rotator cuff tears: The combination of arthritis and rotator cuff tears is called rotator cuff tear arthropathy. The management of this condition requires thought and experience.
  87. Shoulder arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Chondrolysis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Degenerative joint disease, and arthritis after shoulder surgery.
  88. Shoulder joint replacement arthroplasty for shoulder arthritis pain and stiffness: two options: total shoulder and ream and run
  89. Shoulder osteoarthritis, chondrolysis, rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative joint disease, and arthritis after shoulder arthroscopy and open surgery.
  90. Simple Shoulder Test.
  91. Subacromial Smoothing.
  92. Surface replacement for shoulder arthritis: Surgery with a CAP, a special type of conservative resurfacing joint replacement that resurfaces the ball of the ball and socket joint, can lessen pain and improve function.
  93. Surgery for Atraumatic Instability of the Shoulder.
  94. Surgery for Traumatic Instability of the Shoulder
  95. Surgery for painful shoulders and shoulders weakened by rotator cuff tears
  96. Surgical release for stiff frozen shoulders: Surgery to remove scar tissue and release contractures can lessen pain and improve function for stiff shoulders that have not responded to rehabilitation or physical therapy.
  97. The CTA Prosthesis for Shoulder Arthritis Combined with Massive Rotator Cuff Tear When the Shoulder Is Stable
  98. Total Shoulder Replacement Arthroplasty for Shoulder Arthritis
  99. Total elbow joint replacement for elbow arthritis: Surgery with a dependable, time-tested prosthesis can lessen pain and improve function in elbows, especially in rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow
  100. Total shoulder joint replacement for shoulder arthritis: Surgery with a dependable, time-tested conservative prosthesis and accelerated rehabilitation can lessen pain and improve function in shoulders with arthritis.
  101. Traumatic Shoulder Instability.
  102. Treating Shoulder Dislocation / Subluxation (Instability) and Associated Pain with Minimally Invasive Arthroscopy
  103. Treatment of Recurrent Instability.
  104. Treatment of Rotator Cuff Lesions.
  105. Treatment of Traumatic Dislocations.
  106. Types of Glenohumeral Instability.
  107. What is the relationship between frozen shoulder and diabetes?