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Stem Cells for Shoulder Pain?

Biological supplementation for the shoulder is certainly a hot topic. This expanding frontier of orthopedics is certainly intellectually interesting and promising for the future. Currently we do not have a lot of information regarding what promising new treatments (stem cells, platelet rich plasma or PRP) can do long term.  There are also a lot of […]

Tendonitis vs Bursitis

Bursitis and tendonitis are common and relatively similar conditions, both of which concern the inflammation of the soft tissue that’s involved in movement. These types of conditions are very common in shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and ankles. They are conditions that are critical to identify and treat early. If left untreated, they can lead to […]

Bone Health Food Tips

The health of our bones plays a vital role in how we are able to function every day. Since our bodies are exposed to a number of stress triggers, having good bone health is crucial to avoiding injuries and ensuring that our muscles, ligaments, and organs are protected. But how can you ensure optimal bone […]

How to Wear a Sling

Shoulder and arm injuries a relatively common occurrence – hundreds of thousands of Americans every year require surgery for rotator cuff or other injuries. And an integral part of the healing process involves wearing a shoulder sling which helps to restrict movement and protect the shoulder from re-injury. However, many people aren’t clear about how […]

Understanding The Funny Bone

If you’ve ever hit your elbow and felt a tingling pain sensation, you’ve likely hit the funny bone. Although to be clear, the funny bone isn’t as much a bone, as it is actually a set of elbow nerves called the ulnar nerve. But why does hitting it produce such a weird and unusual sensation? […]

The Best Shoulder Stretches

As anyone with a sedentary job can attest, shoulder tension is a common issue. But while many people suffer from shoulder weakness, tension and more, few know the right shoulder stretch exercises to help alleviate the discomfort and pain. Therefore, in this article, we’ll explore how to stretch shoulders and go over a few of […]

Shoulder Surgery Recovery Tips

When thinking of shoulder injuries, surgery is not the first thing that comes to mind. But while in many cases, shoulder injuries heal without surgical intervention, sometimes surgery is required for a full shoulder recovery, especially if the injury is related to the rotator cuff or the surrounding ligaments. But what should you expect after […]