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Hydrolyzed Collagen Shoulder Tendonitis
Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more
Non-op 1st: An orthopedic doctor would recommend activity modification/rest, tylenol, nsaid's, and rotator cuff strengthening exercises initially. These excercies can be done at home or under the direction of a physical therapist. Sometimes a cortisone injection can help. For the rare patient who fails to improve with this approach, surgery sometimes can be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Tendinitis is not always symptomatic. If it does cause soreness, make sure you at least maintain your range of motion. Otherwise you can live with tendinitis without much fear of causing additional problems. Tendinosis is slightly different in that there can be deterioration and eventual tearing of the rotator cuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: PRP is an offered treatment that has shown good success however is considered experimental at this time. The basic theory is it helps to strengthen the ligaments using your own platelets/growth factors and therefore reducing stress on the joint by tightening them up. As far as I know its safer than steroid injection. Pretty cool stuff. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: So-called shoulder tendinitis can actually be one of a few things and specifically tendinitis of the biceps tendon or possibly bursitis, arthritis, rotator cuff pathology etc.. Initial treatment is usually but not always rest along with nsaids and hot/cold and massage. No matter the exact pathology it's important to keep the shoulder moving at least a bit to avoid a frozen shoulder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Localized pain: Shoulder tendonitis pain is aroused by companion muscle use & firm palpation of tendon-bone insertion sites. Shoulder tendonitis commonly seen anterior shoulder region from biceps muscle. Posterior shoulder if superior trapezius. Outter tip of shoulder if supraspinatus. Lateral upper arm if deltoid. Rest/heat/acupunc/massage for muscle spasm. Cortisone for "pain honeymoon" enabling yoga & aqua-pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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