Shoulder Treatment

Stem Cell Therapy for Shoulder Injuries

  • Arthritis 
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Recurrent Shoulder Dislocations   
  • Glenoid Labrum Tears or Degeneration 

Stem Cell Therapy:  The Future of Shoulder Treatment

Golf Shoulder

Stem Cell Therapy helps many different shoulder conditions, alleviating pain, healing injury, and potentially preventing the need for surgery.  In orthopedic medicine, stem cell therapy can treat shoulder injuries without the cost, risks, and long-term painful rehabilitation associated with surgery.  Many of my patients are finding that after a stem cell injection, the amount of pain they regularly experience is drastically decreased. 

Risks

Stem Cell Therapy

Shoulder Surgery

Blood Clots

No

Possible

Dislocations

No

Possible

Foreign Prosthetic

No

Yes

Fractures

No

Possible

Hospital Stay

No

3-10 days

Infection

Unlikely

Possible

Joint Stiffening

No

Possible

Lost Time at Work

No

3 months- 1year

Prosthetic Breakdown

No

Yes

Recovery

Back to Normal Activities 1-3 days

6 Months to a Year Slow Process

Re-Surgery

No

Possible – Very Likely

Surgery

For Rotator Cuff Injuries

The shoulder is an amazing ball and socket joint and the most mobile joint in the body.  Because of its complexity, shoulder surgery is understandingly difficult.  Rotator cuff injuries are some of the most common injuries of the body but of over 40,000 Rotator Cuff tear surgeries each year, only 6 out of 10 are successful due to the complexity of the shoulder joint.

The reason for this is simple as any injury deals with you not having enough stem cells to repair the damaged muscles, ligaments, and tendons.  It makes sense then that invasive shoulder surgery, where tendons and capsules are cut and stitched, further harming your shoulder, cannot possibly provide you with enough of the stem cells that you need to repair the damage from the surgery and all the damaged tissue from the injury.  

An injection of stem cells to your shoulder can vastly accelerate your shoulder's healing response increasing your chance of bypassing the need for surgery. 

What Happens During the Procedure?

This procedure is extremely simple and straight forward.  There are no hospital visits or overnight stays.  After your Stem Cell Therapy session, you will be able to walk out of our office and continue with normal but restful activities.  

Firstly, you'll book an initial consultation with Dr. Bieber, where he will examine your shoulder, go over your previous history, and study any previous tests done by other doctors.  Next, you'll set up an appointment for your actual Stem Cell Therapy session.  During Stem Cell Therapy, Dr. Bieber will then take a sample of fat tissue that contains the stem cells using a special injection technique.  Next, the stem cells will be separated from the fat tissue and injected into the damaged shoulder. 

The procedure takes about 3 hours to complete.  You may see initial improvement within a couple of days and then gradual improvement as the stem cells continue to grow healthy tissue and replace old, damaged tissue.  

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