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  • Can the rotator cuff tendon heal?

    Can the rotator cuff tendon heal?

    This short video clip shows the subacromial space after a successful rotator cuff repair done for a 2cm complete tear in the tendon. The tendon is completely healed and the sutures are not even visible because the tendon and bursal tissues grow right around and over them. 2 years after surgery, using this arthroscopic surgery technique, 93% of the time this is the result we get...proven by MRI scans or ultrasound scans! We are now researching how to match these excellent rotator cuff repair results in larger tears and more chronic tears by adding orthobiologics like PRP (Platelet rich plasma) or stem cells (bone marrow concentrate) or  microfat (adipose)

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  • Regenerative Medicine, the Shoulder, and the Rotator Cuff

    Regenerative Medicine, the Shoulder, and the Rotator Cuff

    Shoulder pain from any cause can be a debilitating experience. For many people, the pain in their shoulder may come from an injury to the rotator cuff tendons. The pain and disability can be so significant that they are unable to sleep or work for any length of time. The good news is there are nonsurgical options like regenerative medicine that have been shown in clinical research to significantly reduce pain and increase function without surgery. 

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