November 2014 – Shoulder pain, injuries, rotator cuff tear, labral tear, frozen shoulder, PRP, BMAC – Dr. Bill shares experiences at Excellency Centers


Dr. William Murrell sharing His experiences with colleagues at Excellency Centers in Old town island downtown Dubai, UAE. The Center is an exclusive, member’s only physiotherapy center that focuses on healing physical pain and conditions that impair quality of life using state of the art equipment and the latest, most advance therapeutic methods. Their highly trained staff of European specialists includes Dr. Vasileios Mitsis – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Doctor, Kimon Chapitas – Head Physiotherapist Specialist, Nikolaos Karaziakos – Physiotherapist Specialist, Maria Veneti – Physiotherapist Specialist, Athanasios Nanos – Physiotherapist Specialist, Meropi Papakonstantinou – Physiotherapist Specialist, and Klairi Papastergiou – Managing director. Services offered at the center include Cryotherapy, Thermotherapy, Laser, Ultrasound, Electrotherapy/Tens, Electrotherapy/EMS, Magnetotherapy, and Kinesiotaping.

Cases presented during discussion highlighted on actual case based commonly encountered shoulder injury problems like Shoulder dislocations, cartilage tears, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, and the very intriguing topic on PRP, Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentration (BMAC).  Evidence based and published journal articles were also presented within the discussion, such article like the MOON PROGRAM for rotator cuff problems.

Cases presented during the discussion:

Case 1 was a case of SICK Scapula Syndrome with Posterior Labral Tear

Case 2 was Massive Rotator Cuff Tear in Semi-Professional Ice Hockey Player with neurologic symptoms

Case 3 was Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen shoulder in active weekend warrior

Case 4 was Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation in active male.

Additional discussion on PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and BMAC injections for shoulder pain, injuries and problems.