Stem Cell Therapy for Shoulder Injuries
We use our shoulders consistently throughout the day, from washing the dishes and taking out the trash to playing sports and lifting weights. So, it is not surprising that many people experience chronic shoulder pain. This pain occurs because the shoulder contains several complex joints, muscles, and ligaments. They all work together to mobilize your arm. Luckily, there is an option to help you find relief without surgery. Regenerative cell therapy treatments at Advanced Joint Pain Relief and Pain Management Center of Irvine in Irvine. This therapy provides safe and efficient benefits to patients.
How Stem Cell Therapy Works
Stem cells are a natural healing agent within the body. They can quickly transform into different cell types to help repair various injuries, aches, or pain points throughout the body. During the therapy process, these cells are taken from other areas of your body and are injected into your shoulder, which helps regenerate the area and return it to a healthy state. These treatments are minimally invasive and focus on the ongoing wear and tear in joint cartilage.
Most adult regenerative cells are found in your bone marrow and fatty tissue, so they are separated and ready to be extracted. During the procedure, the regenerative cells are injected into the damaged areas in your shoulder. X-rays and ultrasound equipment guide to help insert the cells into the affected areas within your shoulder. This treatment helps repair muscle and tendon tears and any cartilage damage.
Safe & Effective
Regenerative therapy is a safe treatment to undergo and has not been shown to cause any harmful injection area reactions. Patients have little to no risk of experiencing any dangerous inflammatory or allergic reactions after treatment.
Quicker Recovery Process than Surgery
Many surgical treatments involve some level of pain and a lengthy recovery period. Some patients may also experience complications after invasive surgery, including joint stiffness and nerve injuries. Regenerative cell therapy eliminates these risks and causes only mild soreness. After resting for a few days, patients will notice shoulder pain going away.
More Effective When Compared to Steroids
You may have experienced shoulder aches in the past and been prescribed medication or steroids to help you temporarily get over the pain. Consistently taking medicines for your shoulder pain can lead to adverse side effects from regularly taking most painkillers. Regenerative cell therapy is a more effective and long-lasting solution to decrease or eliminate your shoulder pain. While surgery typically helps repair most of the tears in your tendon, it does not reduce the scar tissue on your tendon-bone junction. After receiving stem cell treatments in your shoulder, the tissues will start to regenerate rather than repair from undergoing surgery.
You will regain full control and movement in your shoulder and live your life normally.