301 Rotator cuff tear conservative treatments and injections 301 – 3

We often receive emails from people looking at their rotator cuff pain and tear treatment options. The emails we get center around the possible avoidance of rotator cuff surgery with regenerative medicine injection options. These options can include bone marrow aspirate injections or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy or PRP. There is some new research I

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301 Glenohumeral arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Many people come into our office with a history of failed shoulder surgeries. Some will be in our office because they are exploring options to the “final” surgical recommendation, a total shoulder replacement. For some, with the history of failed surgery, they have obvious concerns. Being a failed should surgery patient myself, I would have

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Injections for Rotator cuff tendinitis – 301 – 4

I want to focus this article on recent research surrounding the use of Platelet Rich Plasma injections into the shoulder to repair tendon damage. The concept behind the treatment is that these growth factors will facilitate a repair. A September 2021 Editorial in the journal Arthroscopy (3) offers this opinion of the effectiveness of PRP

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Injections for a painful golf shoulder 301

If you are like many golfers, sometimes you will continue to play golf with shoulder pain and finally seek medical attention when a) they can no longer play without pain, or b) when they can no longer drive through the ball at a velocity that they are accustomed to and the frustration of added strokes

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Tennis shoulder treatments

Most people with shoulder pain directly attributed to tennis will suggest that it was “this one serve,” or “this one return serve,” that was the point of their injury. Then after further talking they will reveal that their shoulder has actually been the cuase of on and off discomfort for some time at that this

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Surfer’s shoulder treatment

Over the years I have seen many shoulder problems. Surfers are a particular group of interest in that many surfers have problems, not in one shoulder, but in both shoulders. While there are many articles on shoulder pain, it is surprising that there is not more specialized information available to the surfer about their shoulder

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