Category Archives: Shoulder Pain


Persistent shoulder pain even after cortisone injection

 

Did you have cortisone injection for your chronic shoulder pain?  If you have no relief or only partial relief lasting for a few days, then your shoulder pain is most likely due to the weakened or torn tendons and ligaments around the shoulder.  This is a very common cause of chronic shoulder pain but frequently misdiagnosed.

You can diagnose it yourself.  Press your thumb or knuckle to the front and back of your shoulder.  If it hurts a lot, then it is very suggestive of torn or weakened tendons or ligament.

There is a revolutionary treatment called prolotherapy proven to have more than 80% success in treatment of torn tendons and ligaments.  There is a scientific study at the Samsun Clinic and University of California in San Diego published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders in 1993 which showed prolotherapy to have more than 80% success. Prolotherapy increases blood flow to the torn tendons and ligaments and stimulate the repair of the damaged tissues.

Done by doctors well experienced in prolotherapy, it is a simple, safe and very effective treatment.  When you have one or even two cortisone injections and shoulder pain keeps coming back, then consider prolotherapy.

Persistent shoulder pain after arthroscopy?

 

Did you have arthroscopy for your chronic shoulder pain?  Does the pain persists even after extensive physical therapy following arthroscopy?  Do you have limitation of your shoulder range of motion?

A good possibility for the persistent pain and limitation of range of motion are torn tendons and ligaments of the shoulder. With your thumb or finger, press on the front  and back of your shoulder.  If it is painful, it is very suggestive that the tendons or ligaments are torn.

Tendons and ligaments are fibers like the fibers of a rope.  When the fibers are frayed or damaged, it causes the nerve endings within them to be stretched causing pain.  Tendons and ligaments support your shoulder joint and enable your shoulder movement.  If they are damaged, they cause pain.

There is a revolutionary non-surgical treatment called prolotherapy which is proven to be 80% effective in the treatment of torn ligaments and tendons.  It increases the blood flow to the damaged tissues and enhances healing.

There is a scientific study done at the Samsun Medical Clinic and University of California at San Diego that was published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders in 1993 which showed prolotherapy to be more than 80% effective.

Done by a doctor experienced in prolotherapy, it is a simple, safe and very effective.  When this problem affects the quality of your life, it is time to consider prolotherapy.

 

 

Recurrent shoulder pain

 

Do you have shoulder pain that recurs from time to time?  Does this lasts a few days or even weeks?  Does it recur when you reach for something or lift something heavy?  Does this affect your golf or tennis or doing any activities?

This is most commonly due to a weakened or torn tendon and possibly ligament in the shoulder.  The body normally tries to heal this.  However, it takes two to three months before the tendon or ligament becomes really strong provided you rest it.  That is not easy to do considering you use your shoulder in almost all your activities.

There is a revolutionary non-surgical treatment called prolotherapy which is proven to be 80% effective.  This treatment increases blood flow to the torn tendons or ligaments and enhances the healing process.  There is no down time.  You can continue to do your normal activities while undergoing treatment.

There is a scientific study done at the Samsun Clinic and University of California at San Diego and published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders that showed prolotherapy to be more than 80% effective.

Done by a doctor well experienced in prolotherapy, this treatment is simple, safe and very effective.  When this recurrent shoulder pain affects the quality of your life, then it is time to consult with a doctor experienced in prolotherapy.

Chronic Shoulder Pain from Arthritis ?

 

Many people suffering from chronic shoulder pain have been diagnosed as having arthritis.  Some persons have very bad chronic left pain and none on the right shoulder.  How could it be possible that the left shoulder has very bad arthritis and the right shoulder has no arthritis?  Those people with this condition are using both shoulders on a daily basis and yet only one developed arthritis.  The real reason is that the pain on the left shoulder began as a weakness or tear of the ligaments and tendons surrounding the left shoulder.  As the ligaments and tendons gets worse, the bones of the shoulder start to rub in a wrong way and creates arthritis.  Medications such as Motrin or Advil or Ibuprofen does not cure this condition.  People feel less pain temporarily because of the pain killing effect of these medications.  However, these medications can affect your stomach, liver and kidneys if taken on a continuous basis.

To treat this problem, you have to treat the real cause which is the weakened or torn tendons and ligaments of the shoulder.  There is a revolutionary non surgical treatment called Prolotherapy proven by scientific studies to be 80% effective. It uses natural substance in the form of dextrose which helps increase the blood flow to the damaged tendons and ligaments and stimulates the repair of the tissues.  This is a safe,simple and very effective treatment.  There is no down time.  Not only does it relieves your pain but it strengthens the shoulder.  A scientific study done by the Samsun Medical Clinic and University of California in San Diego was published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders in 1993 which shows more than 80% success rate.

If you are not having any relief with your current treatment, you should check out this wonderful and effective treatment.  Consult with a doctor who is very experienced in Prolotherapy before undergoing any surgery.

 

Torn Rotator Cuff of Shoulder

 

Torn rotator cuff is a diagnosis that is commonly given to chronic shoulder pain.  This pain may or may not be related to any trauma.  When there is no response to physical therapy and or anti-inflammatory medications, surgery is usually suggested.

Before you undergo any surgery for torn rotator cuff, you should consult with a doctor who is well experienced in prolotherapy.  Torn rotator cuff means torn tendons and ligaments in the shoulder.

Prolotherapy is a revolutionary non-surgical treatment of weakened or torn tendons and ligaments.  It increases the blood flow to the damaged tendons and ligaments and stimulates the repair of damaged tissues.  Not only does it eliminate pain, but it strengthens your shoulder.  It has a very high success rate.  A scientific study done at the Samsun Clinic and the University of California at San Diego was published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders in 1993 which showed more than 80% success rate on patients treated with prolotherapy.

Prolotherapy is simple, safe and no down time needed on your part.  You can do your normal activities while being treated.  Tell your family and friends about this wonderful treatment that will help them regain the quality of their life.  If is definitely worth trying out before any surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Test for Shoulder Pain

 

There is a simple maneuver which you can  do yourself to find out a possible cause of your chronic shoulder pain.  While sitting on a chair, press your knuckle or the eraser part of a pencil on the front of your shoulder.  Keep pressing on different areas and increase the pressure little by little.  If you find that there are areas which are painful, then it is possible that the cause of your shoulder pain are the torn or weakened tendons and ligaments of the shoulder.  Do the same maneuver on the non-painful shoulder.  If you do not find any painful area even by pressing with the same  amount of pressure, then it is more likely that the tendons and ligaments are the problem.  You should consult with a doctor who is well experienced in prolotherapy who will examine you and treat your problem.  Prolotherapy of the shoulder has a very high success rate.  It is simple and no down time is involved.