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Very Early Shoulder Rotator Cuff Stem Cell Study Data

rotator cuff stem cell study

As many of my readers know, we have sponsored several different randomized controlled trials using stem cell injections to treat several different orthopedic conditions. One of those is a rotator cuff stem cell study. This study is about 1/3 through it’s recruitment […]

Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery: Following Up on The Doctors Show

avoid rotator cuff surgery

Can your own stem cells help you avoid rotator cuff surgery? You may have seen our ground breaking stem cell rotator cuff procedure on The Doctor’s TV show. Two time Olympian Lloyd Eisler heard about our procedure from his actress wife (Kristy Swanson) […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Shoulder, Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Procedure Outcomes|

Rotator Cuff Tear Surgery Alternative: Precise Stem Cell Injections

rotator cuff tear surgery alternativeAre precise stem cell injections a rotator cuff tear surgery alternative? This is the 2013 sub-analysis of data from our advanced treatment registry on patients with rotator cuff and labral tears treated with a very precise stem cell placement into their […]

Shoulder Stem Cells: 2013 Regenexx Stem Cell Treatment Registry Data

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Here’s our Shoulder Stem Cells 2013 registry data for shoulders treated with the Regenexx-SD procedure using the patient’s own stem cells. This is a mix of patients with rotator cuff tears, arthritis, labral tears, and instability. It also includes some […]

Rotator Cuff Tear Recovery Time, Our Patient Registry, and an Excited iPad Mini Winner…

rotator cuff tear recovery time

What do you do if you have a full thickness rotator cuff tear and are a medical professional with a practice full of patients that depend on you? Rotator cuff tear recovery time becomes a critical […]

Shoulder Labrum Surgery Alternative: One Year Follow-up of a Shoulder Labrum Tear Patient Injected with Stem Cells


shoulder labrum surgery alternative

About a year ago I blogged on a patient with a shoulder labrum tear who wanted to avoid surgery. She was a very active woman who enjoyed Pilates and didn’t want extensive downtime. I also highlighted how rather than sprinkling magic stem […]

Rotator Cuff Surgery or Rotator Cuff Surgery Alternative…You Decide

Rotator Cuff Surgery Alternative

Rotator cuff surgery or a Rotator Cuff Surgery Alternative?  These MRIs come from our San Diego area Regenexx Network provider, Health Link Medical Center. This is a 49 year old woman with a 4X5 cm rotator cuff tear who wanted a rotator […]

Shoulder Pain Surgery? Helping an Admiral’s Shoulder with Only an Injection of Stem Cells

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Are stem cells an alternative to shoulder pain surgery? EB is a retired US Navy Admiral who was first seen by our clinic in January of 2009. His MRI showed multiple rotator cuff tears and military surgeons had told him he needed rotator cuff surgery […]

So How is that Shoulder Labrum Tear Stem Cell Patient Doing?

So how is that shoulder labrum tear stem cell patient doing?  A few months ago I blogged on a patient who decided to get her own stem cells injected precisely into the tear in her shoulder labrum rather than pursuing surgery. This is a big differentiator for the Regenexx network of physicians, as we only accept physicians who […]

Knee Stem Cells and Skiing and Hiking the Highland Bowl in Aspen

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Knee Stem Cells and Skiing and Hiking make a good combination.  We treat many patients who want to be as active as possible as they age without having to get their joints replaced or major surgery.

DW is a 59 year old patient who […]