A doctor discusses the pitfalls of taking a stem sample from the bone marrow without the proper tools.
A doctor discusses how a few acupuncture needles may be able to help you avoid shoulder surgery.
A doctor discusses research on the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in shoulder rotator cuff tears.
A doctor discusses recent research that shows that shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery may be no more effective than no shoulder surgery.
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.
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.
A doctor discusses why bone spurs, arthritis, or lost cartilage on an x-ray or MRI might not explain why your shoulder hurts.
A physician discusses new research showing that patients don't recover full strength, stability, or range of motion after a shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery performed for a shoulder rotator cuff tear.
A doctor discusses why embryonic stem cells and IPS cells have problems that make their mass production potentially worrisome and why using the patient's own adult stem cells is likely allot safer.
A doctor discusses fatty muscle atrophy in rotator cuff tears and reviews the research showing that this type of muscle weakness predicts a poor recovery from rotator cuff repair surgery. The possible role of stem cell injections in helping this condition is also discussed.