Nicole T Boniquit

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As a largely under-recognized problem, snapping scapula stems from the disruption of normal mechanics in scapulothoracic articulation. It is especially common in the young, active patient population, and symptoms are frequently seen with overhead and throwing motions. Understanding the anatomy of the scapula and surrounding neurovascular structures is(More)
Injuries to the pectoralis major muscle are relatively infrequent but result in pain, weakness, and deformity of the upper extremity. The usual injury mechanism is during eccentric shortening of the pectoralis major under heavy load, such as when performing a bench press exercise. The ability to detect and treat a pectoralis major rupture is important for(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the ability of patients to return to their preoperative work level and to identify functional prognostic factors in a group of Workers' Compensation (WC) patients after arthroscopic repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears at a minimum follow-up of 1 year. METHODS Seventy-eight consecutive WC(More)
BACKGROUND Although a number of reports have documented outcomes after open revision rotator cuff repair, there are few studies reporting results after arthroscopic revision. HYPOTHESIS Arthroscopic repair of failed rotator cuff results in significant improvement in shoulder functional outcome and pain relief. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate outcomes of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients aged 70 years or older. METHODS We identified 44 consecutive patients aged 70 years or older undergoing primary all-arthroscopic repair of symptomatic full-thickness tears of the rotator cuff. A minimum 2-year follow-up was performed by an independent examiner including range of(More)
CONTEXT The health of the skeletal system is important for athletes young and old. From the early benefits of exercise on bones to the importance of osteoporosis prevention and treatment, bone health affects the ability to be active throughout life. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION PubMed articles dating from 1986 to 2016 were used for the review. Relevant terms such(More)
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