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Acromioplasty: Why This Frequent Addition to Rotator Cuff Surgery Is Usually a Bad Idea


Acromioplasty and Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Time

Acromioplasty: To Chop a Shoulder or Not Chop a Shoulder…That Is the Question

Is acromioplasty a beneficial addition to rotator cuff surgery, and is recovery time impacted by this addition to shoulder surgery? One of the big issues with rotator cuff surgery is […]

By |January 31st, 2016|Shoulder|

Will a Rotator Cuff Tear Heal Without Surgery?

Will rotator cuff tears heal without surgery?


Will a rotator cuff tear heal on it’s own? Will it get bigger without surgical repair?

These are common questions asked by many of the 40,000 patients each year that opt for surgery to repair their torn rotator cuff. The answers to these queries […]

By |December 28th, 2015|Latest News, Shoulder|

Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur Removal Causes Problems

shoulder surgery bone spur removal

I commonly see patients with chronic shoulder pain who have undergone a shoulder surgery bone spur removal to “open up” the shoulder. Known as distal clavicular resection, it’s one of the most commonly performed shoulder surgeries with rotator cuff repair. New research […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

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|

Lower Stem Cell Regenerative Potential in Rotator Cuff Tears: Is This Why They Don’t Heal?

rotator cuff stem cells

After just posting nice registry results for rotator cuff tears treated with the patient’s own stem cells instead of surgery, I thought a paper published this week would be a great segue. The rotator cuff is a […]

By |January 18th, 2014|Latest News, Shoulder|

Three New Regenexx Clinical Trials – Are you a Candidate?

Regenexx Clinical trials

We are excited to announce three new Regenexx Clinical trials….   Do you have a disc bulge pressing on a nerve? Or a partially torn rotator cuff? Perhaps a torn knee ACL ligament? If you do, you may be a candidate for a trio of studies we’re funding. […]

Will Your Rotator Cuff Tear Get Bigger Without Surgery?

will a rotator cuff tear heal

Will a rotator cuff tear heal on it’s own? Will a rotator cuff tear get bigger without surgical repair? These are the questions asked by many of the 40,000 patients each year that opt for […]

By |May 14th, 2012|Latest News, Shoulder|

Why do Women have More Problems with Rotator Cuff Surgery?

A physician reviews some reasons why women seem to be less able to heal fully after a shoulder rotator cuff repair.

By |April 10th, 2011|Latest News, Nutrition, Regenexx-C, Shoulder|