What therapy is effective for shoulder injuries?

Varies. The type of exercises that are beneficial for your type of injury is hard to determine without an evaluation of your mobility, strength and biomechanics. We would suggest having an evaluation by a physical therapist so they can determine what exercises are appropriate for your shoulder.
Physical therapy. They work on restoring range of motion, strength and function.
Too broad. Diagnosis comes first here. Need to know what the actual problem is in order to put together a proper rehab program.
Theraband exercise. When rehabilitating shoulder injuries theraband exercises are helpful in restoring strength and motion to the shoulder. If the shoulder is very stiff then pulley exercises with commercially available pulleys is also helpful.

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Is platelet rich plasma therapy effective for shoulder injuries?

PRP. Many types and mixes/concentrations of prp. No uniform standardization yet. It can help.
Maybe.... The theory is that the body can't on its own get enough healing or growth factors to the area (tendon), but concentrated platelet injected there enhance the nutrients and growth factors to allow the body to heal it. While many doctors do this, the most robust scientific trials (randomized controlled trials) have been ambiguous as to if it really works. Insurance probably won't cover it (check...).

What is platelet rich plasma therapy for shoulder injuries like?

Growth factors. Prp (or platelet rich plasma), is a portion of concentrated platelets taken from your own drawn blood, used in injured areas. There has been limited proof that it works as advertised, but we can inject it into areas that we want to augment the healing process. It seems also to have some pain relieving properties.
Diagnosis? Http://www. Aaos. Org/news/bulletin/sep07/research2.asp the aaos site offers more information on this. In essence, the idea is to help stimulate a repair response taking advantage of the growth factors isolated by concentrating certain parts of the patients own blood. We have not seen any great benefit for this type of therapy in shoulder injuries to date to the correct diagnosis is 1st priority.

How does platelet rich plasma therapy for shoulder injuries work?

Unknown. There is a debate in the literature as to whether prp is helpful. It is mainly used in rotator cuff repairs. Prp has many stimulating growth factors that is thought to expedite rotator cuff healing.
Data not strong... The theory is that the body can't on its own get enough healing or growth factors to the area (tendon), but concentrated platelet injected there enhance the nutrients and growth factors to allow the body to heal it. While many doctors do this, the most robust scientific trials (randomized controlled trials) have been ambiguous as to if it really works. Insurance probably won't cover it (check...).