inflammation

Why does my shoulder hurt at night? Can PRP help ease the pain?

The shoulder is a complex joint. It encompasses the union of bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. Inside the shoulder is also bursa, tiny sacs of fluid that help to reduce the friction between moving parts around the shoulder. Bursa serve as a cushion for the moving rotator cuff tendons. The bursa can become painful when [...]

Why does my shoulder hurt at night? Can PRP help ease the pain?2019-02-19T09:21:59-04:00

Steroid Injections – How Long does Relief Last?

Steroid injections are useful for treating flare-ups of pain and help reduce inflammation in the joints. Unfortunately, the relief from a steroid injection lasts for a relatively short amount of time in most cases. The benefit from the injections are short term. On average, the pain relief lasts approximately 6 months, and diminishes in efficacy [...]

Steroid Injections – How Long does Relief Last?2019-02-13T16:38:49-04:00