Rotator cuff tear injections

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 surgery with regenerative medicine injection options. These options can include stem cell therapy or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy or PRP. There is some new research I will explore with

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Stem Cell Therapy for Shoulder Instability and Chronic Dislocation

The shoulder comprises a complex matrix of bone and soft tissue that enables an extreme range of motion. But the price the shoulder pays for that range of motion is a greater risk of chronic injury. Sometimes the bones in the joint slip out of normal alignment or are forced out by injury-subluxation and dislocation.

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Systemic effects of cortisone injections including cartilage damage

Systemic and local side-effects of corticosteroid injections including joint destruction A patient will often come into our office with conflicting ideas about cortisone injections. The patient will tell us that his/her other doctors told them that cortisone injections are safe, effective, and will help their pain, if used sparingly. But, intuitively, the patient had doubts

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Stem Cell Therapy for shoulder labrum repair and biceps tenodesis

Many emails that come in from this website, come from people asking about SLAP tear surgery. Some people want to know if they can avoid surgery. Some people are looking for options because they cannot get a SLAP tear surgery. Why can’t they get the surgery? Because their doctor/surgeon does not hold out good hope

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PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for Slap Tears

Many emails that come in from this website, come from people asking about SLAP tear surgery. Some people want to know if they can avoid surgery. Some people are looking for options because they cannot get a SLAP tear surgery. Why can’t they get the surgery? Because their doctor/surgeon does not hold out good hope

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy For Frozen shoulder – Adhesive capsulitis

Clinically we have seen many patients with various and diverse shoulder problems. One such problem is the problem of frozen shoulder. We have had patients improve with PRP treatments for their frozen shoulder by having less pain, greater flexibility, and for some the benefit of accelerated recovery as they had been told previously by other

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Stem cell and PRP treatments for tendinopathy

I frequently see patients with an MRI of a tendon tear or an MRI of a problem of chronic tendinopathy. Tendinopathy is a more recent term to describe a chronic pathology of a tendon that causes pain. The problem of Tendinopathy can be It is divided into two broad categories: Tendinitis means inflammation of the

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