Partial rotator cuff tear – Do you really need a surgery?

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Partial rotator cuff tear – Do you really need surgery? Do you even want one? Many people have very successful shoulder surgeries. In part what made their surgeries successful was they had the time and resources for a good post-surgical recovery. They […]

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Alternatives to cortisone shots: Updated reviews of corticosteroid options. Ross Hauser MD

Ross Hauser, MD Is Cortisone the only option for you? If you are reading this article, you are likely looking for answers for your long time pain problems that may offer some hope that you can get pain relief today, avoid a hip, knee, or shoulder replacement surgery, or get […]

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How long do I have to wait to start stem cell treatment after a cortisone injection?

In this article, Ross Hauser, MD explains why cortisone and stem cells do not mix. What does cortisone do to stem cells? For one thing, according to some researchers, cortisone prevents your stem cells from being able to heal tissue damage. So why then use cortisone in a joint that […]

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