STEM CELL THERAPY FOR SHOULDERSby Phillips Clinic on 06/22/19
Stem Cell Therapy and it’s companion Platelet Rich plasma (PRP) are much in the spotlight.
Information from research and application has proven that stem cell and PRP therapy can be beneficial for many patients with joint pain, ligament and tendon damage, and back injuries.
Stem cell therapy has been utilized for shoulder injuries and shoulder pain, and may in the future replace he need for invasive shoulder surgery.
The shoulder joint — one of the most powerful joints in the body —I used for a multiple of functions.
· Combing your hair
· Brushing your teeth
· Lifting a glass to your mouth to drink, or a fork to your mouth to eat
· Driving a car
· Moving your arms
· Playing nearly every sport, from football, to baseball to tennis
What conditions & injuries can be helped by stem cell therapy and/or PRP?
Rotator Cuff Tears
Many times, rotator cuff tears are the result of daily wear and teas. A tear can also happen during a fall or if trying to lift something heavy. Treatment currently can include medication, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery.
Shoulder tendonitis is common, and a frequent cause of shoulder pain and stiffness. Tendonitis causes swelling and inflammation of a tendon that attaches to the bone
Swelling and inflammation can be causes by repetitive use, overuse, overhead lifting, heavy lifting, a fall or direct injury to the shoulder.
Bursitis a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs — called bursa — that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near your shoulder (and other joints).
inflamed. The most common causes of bursitis are repetitive motions or positions that put pressure on the bursa around a joint.
PRP and Stem Cell Therapy can offer an alternative to help repair shoulder conditions and in juries, to avoid the complications of many medications or surgery.