Labral Tears

Both the hip and shoulder joints contain a ring of thick, fibrous cartilage situated around the rim of the joint’s socket. This specialized cartilage is called the labrum, and it helps stabilize each joint by holding the ball of the thigh and upper arm bones in place within the joint socket.

When a labral tear occurs, it can cause pain, joint instability, stiffness, reduced range of motion and a locking sensation in the shoulder or hip joint. These tears typically occur due to overuse but can also be caused by bone abnormalities, joint dislocation or traumatic injuries. Labral tears generally do not heal properly without treatment and can cause chronic pain, progressive joint instability, and mobility impairment if left unaddressed.

When you visit us for shoulder or hip labral tear non-surgical treatment, we’ll first perform a thorough examination to confirm that you indeed have a labral tear. Based on our findings, we’ll determine whether you’re a good candidate for labrum stem cell injections and/or PRP for labral tears.

Our clinics are full-service regenerative medicine facilities with the technology and expertise to administer cell-based treatments harvested from various tissues, including blood, bone marrow and fat. You can count on our trained professionals to recommend the safest and most effective therapeutic resource(s) for your condition and lifestyle.

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Orthobiologics for Labral Tears

Our orthobiologic cell therapies are non-surgical, minimally invasive outpatient procedures that we complete in our office. Stem cell hip labrum repair and stem cells for a torn shoulder labrum offer several advantages over surgery, including less pain and downtime and shorter recovery periods.

Regenerative medicine for hip labral tears and shoulder tears leverages the body’s natural healing cells to treat pain, reduce inflammation and improve joint mobility. By injecting autologous platelets and stem cells directly into the affected area(s), we’re able to stimulate natural healing and tissue regeneration.

Most patients report resuming their normal activities within a few days and many see results within weeks; however, complete recovery may take up to a year. Your treatment outcome will depend largely on the severity of your condition.

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Labral Tear Treatments

Proper bracing of the hip or shoulder may help decrease pain, accelerate the healing process and may even help you avoid surgical treatment. Whether you’re suffering from an injury or chronic condition, wearing a professionally fitted brace can encourage healing and prevent further damage to the joint. If indicated for your tear, we can fit you with the proper size and style of brace for both your condition and lifestyle.

In addition to cell therapies and bracing, we offer multiple treatments that may help reduce your pain and expedite healing. If you’d like to discuss your non-surgical treatment options, please contact us today to schedule a consultation.