Great Alternatives to Rotator Cuff Surgery!

The marriage of medicine and technology has been a fruitful one. We now have many beneficial technological tools to aid us in diagnosing and understanding diseases. Unfortunately, too much dependence on technology alone can lead to misdiagnosis and mismanagement. An example of this is the over-reliance on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, (MRI), to make surgical decisions in rotator cuff tears.

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What Can Be Teated With Prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy is the injection of ligaments and tendons to restore and strengthen them naturally. These tissues are weakened from injury or wear and tear. Weakened tendons and ligaments result in joint pain and instability.
The Prolotherapy injections deliberately cause inflammation, which causes the body to lay down collagen. The collagen fibers develop over several weeks into mature tendons or ligaments. This results in a permanently strengthened and more stable joint. The injected substances include local anesthetics combined with concentrated dextrose.

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Rotator Cuff Tears

The marriage of medicine and technology has been a fruitful one. We now have many beneficial technological tools to aid us in diagnosing and understanding diseases. Unfortunately, too much dependence on technology alone can lead to misdiagnosis and mismanagement. An example of this is the over-reliance on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, (MRI), to make surgical decisions in rotator cuff tears.

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