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Do Shoulder Labral Tears Need Surgery?

Do shoulder labral tears need surgery? What happens if a labral tear goes untreated? Can you fix a labral tear through injections?  Let’s dig in. What is a Shoulder Labral Tear? The labrum is the lip around the socket where the ball of the shoulder bone fits. It provides stability along with the shoulder ligaments…read more

CrossFit Regional Champ’s Comeback Story After Rotator Cuff Injury

Athletes get some of the most surgically aggressive care ever imagined. In fact, for most, it’s a rite of passage. Case in point is this patient, a cross fit competitor who was ripe for surgery in any local orthopedic surgery clinic. All of that would have meant big downtime away from competition, so she wondered if…read more

How Antibiotic Tendonitis Can Ruin a Life and How to Treat It…

A strep throat and antibiotics are a rite of passage in our modern world. In addition, many times we doctors prescribe antibiotics because the patient has an expectation of getting them for a cold or other infection. For Sonya, it was a combination of an antibiotic (Levaquin) and a steroid (prednisone) for a dental infection…read more

How to Avoid Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears and Take Gold!

The MRI on the left above shows a complete rotator cuff tear that needs surgery. However, this martial-arts master knew that if he headed that direction, there was a significant chance that the shoulder he depended on to place opponents on the floor, as shown on the right, may never be the same. As a result, he…read more

Still Recruiting for our Rotator Cuff Study…

You may be eligible for the our Rotator Cuff Study if you’re between the ages of 18 and 65 years of age and have a rotator cuff tear.  This is a Regenexx clinical trial that is no cost to you. This Regenexx study is a true randomized trial, so you will receive either a stem cell injection or physical therapy,…read more
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