INTRODUCTION: Welcome to the the How-to Guide for Rotator Cuff Tear Relief Without Surgery. If you want to avoid Rotator Cuff surgery, you’re in the right place! Let’s start with the basics. Basics The basics of Rotator Cuff tears include 4 different muscles, 1 in the front, 1 on the top and 2 in the … Continued
The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder. They are susceptible to injury. Dr. Schultz discusses what the rotator cuff is, what are the major causes of rotator cuff tears, the different types of tears, when not to have surgery and effective non surgical treatment options.
What Is the Rotator Cuff? The Rotator Cuff is a group of 4 principal muscles that stabilize and support the shoulder joint. The four muscles, and their attached tendons that comprise the Rotator Cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor, and any of these could be where we could find Rotator Cuff tears. … Continued
If you’re considering surgery for a Rotator Cuff tear, an important thing to consider is how long, and what’s involved in, the Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Timeline. But let’s begin with the Rotator Cuff itself. What is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that stabilize the ball … Continued
When athletes undergo surgery for an injury, it can mean lengthy downtimes and painful recoveries, and oftentimes, they never fully reach their preinjury performance levels. Not Stine Pinilla. When an athlete is at the professional or competitive level, the potential consequences of surgery can be particularly challenging. Last week we discussed why surgery shouldn’t be … Continued
Rotator cuff tears may be common, but it can still be worrisome to find out that you have one. Just hearing the word tear associated with any part of the body sounds bad, and our first thoughts might be to get it repaired—after all, that’s what you do with any kind of tear, right? Pair … Continued
When a patient presents to his or her doctor with chronic shoulder pain, the doctor may send the patient for an MRI. If the MRI finds a rotator cuff tear and the doctor diagnoses this as the cause of the shoulder pain, it seems logical enough; few patients would question this finding. However, there’s a … Continued
Rotator cuff tears are very common in professional athletes, particularly those who play sports that involve throwing, such as basketball and baseball. So with the game and a career on the line, you’d think the world of traditional orthopedics would have an effective noninvasive solution to treating these players. After all, they’ve worked hard to … Continued
At the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, we understand that a rotator cuff injury can be a game-changer. It can erode your competitive edge and well-being. When physical therapy (PT) doesn’t seem to be helping your rotator cuff heal, this can be concerning as many believe surgery may be their next step. In most cases, however, surgery isn’t … Continued
Specialized doctor discusses rotator cuffs tears and stem cell therapy treatment options available in the United States.