PRP For Shoulder

Shoulder pain is very common in persons with spinal cord injury. It is often caused by the overuse of muscles which causes injuries to the muscles and tendons. Shoulder pain interferes with your daily activities.

Shoulder pain normally resolves with conservative treatments such non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physical therapy and if the condition is severe than you may need a surgery. But surgery will require a lot of time to recover.For the people who are not considering surgery, but face chronic pain and immobility of their shoulder or shoulders; PRP for shoulder is a non-surgical and effective treatment method which has shown highly promising results for shoulder pain.

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy for shoulderis a treatment option for non-healing muscle and tendon injuries such as rotator cuff tendinitis, rotator cuff syndrome, spinal cord injury and other shoulder conditions.

How PRP treatment works for shoulder?

For PRP therapyfor shoulder; doctors uses patient’s own blood cells called “platelets” which are concentrated and then re-injected into the muscle and tendon of the affected shoulder. These platelets release substances which are known as “growth factors”. These growth factors will lead to tissue healing. By concentrating the platelets doctors wants to increase the growth factors up to eight times which will promote the healing of tendonsfaster.

PRP therapy benefits

PRP for shoulder is highly effective alternative to shoulder surgery. There is a very high success rate to repair damaged tissues and tendons of shoulder among patients with PRP therapy for shoulder. It is the top non-surgical solution for any joint disease and orthopedic injuries.

Since Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses person’s own blood so the chance of rejection is zero because person’s body will not react against the tissues of their own. The chances of infection after platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are also negligible as they are also very uncommon and not so serious.