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
We will see many patients after a shoulder surgery with less than hoped for results. One reason the surgery was not thought to be a success was the patient’s over-expectation of what the surgery could do and how fast they could return-to-play their favorite activity. A study published in the Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine
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.
There is a concern amongst doctors and patients as to the long-term use of corticosteroids in managing chronic back, neck, and joint pain. Cortisone injections can help many people, they can also provide potential harm to others. The debate over the detrimental effects of corticosteroids intensified during the COVID-19 surge as corticosteroids suppress immune response.
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
Many times a prospective patient will come into our office for a consultation and ask if we can do both Platelet Rich Plasma injections and Stem Cell injections at the same time. The idea comes from visits to other clinics where it is discussed with patients that Platelet Rich Plasma injections either prior to or
301 Treatment of shoulder osteoarthritis and rotator cuff tears with bone marrow concentrate and whole bone marrow injections
Getting a shoulder replacement or rotator cuff surgery may require you being on a waiting list. For over 20 years we have been offering regenerative medicine injections including the use of stem cell therapy. Often we will get an email that asks, “is there any research?” The Darrow Stem Cell Institute has published research on