Shoulder

How Important is it to Take a Bone Marrow Aspirate with Guidance?

A doctor discusses the pitfalls of taking a stem sample from the bone marrow without the proper tools.
By |February 1st, 2011|Latest News|

Getting Rid of Shoulder Trigger Points: An Effective Therapy to Help Avoid Shoulder Surgery?

A doctor discusses how a few acupuncture needles may be able to help you avoid shoulder surgery.
By |January 30th, 2011|Latest News, Shoulder|

Platelet Rich Fibrin not Effective for enhancing Rotator Cuff Surgery

A doctor discusses research on the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in shoulder rotator cuff tears.
By |January 17th, 2011|Latest News, Shoulder|

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Surgery Research Review: Does Surgery work Better than No Surgery?

A doctor discusses recent research that shows that shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery may be no more effective than no shoulder surgery.

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Healing

A doctor discusses that healing a shoulder rotator cuff tear may be helped by activity and hurt by prolonged bracing or immobilization of the shoulder after surgery.
By |January 13th, 2011|Latest News, Shoulder|

Healing a Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear in a Physical Therapist with Stem Cells

A doctor discusses how PRP with stem cells injected into a shoulder rotator cuff tear under imaging guidance helped this partial rotator cuff tear heal and avoid shoulder surgery.

Shoulder X-ray Findings not Related to Pain-No Surprises Here

A doctor discusses why bone spurs, arthritis, or lost cartilage on an x-ray or MRI might not explain why your shoulder hurts.