Chronic Shoulder Problems and Shoulder Pain Rotator Cuff Tear Treated With Stem Cells
Chronic shoulder pain and ailments, may be due to a many different causes. Some shoulder pain problems may be treated with stem cell injections and stem cell therapy. Stem cells have been used to treat various musculoskeletal problems. In the shoulder, rotator cuff injuries, glenoid labral tears, rotator cuff tears, supraspinatus tears, biceps tendinitis, impingement syndrome, shoulder bursitis, and a variety of other shoulder pain syndromes have been treated with stem cell injections. Stem cells exert many effects. Stem cells are potent anti-inflammatory cells by the nature of their ability to regulate cell signaling, which left uncontrolled results in degenerative osteoarthritis.
Shoulders are basically a ball and socket joint. Shoulders are placed under tremendous strain and loads, with the various movements of the arm in the ball and socket movement. This is certainly true in athletics and sports medicine. Overhead sports such as tennis players, and baseball pitchers place enormous stress on their shoulder ligaments, cartilage and tendons.
The escalating use of Regenerative Medicine strategies to assist in shoulder repair and healing is a desired and practical therapy for many patients. Not all patients are alike, and therefore personalized approaches to using stem cells is warranted. Stem cells already possess great promise for shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears and arthritis. The use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell treatments may be a viable option for patients seeking to avoid shoulder surgery and shoulder joint replacement. Dr. Dennis Lox may be contacted at his Los Angeles (LA), California office in Beverly Hills at (310) 975-7033.