End Your Frozen Shoulder Pain Today

Tuesday, 2 May 2017



What causes frozen shoulder?
Frozen Shoulder has no particular cause but it is more commonly seen in diabetics. It could also result from trauma. The capsule of the shoulder joint becomes tight and contracted in frozen shoulder. That is the reason why it is also called as adhesive Capsulitis.  Frozen shoulder has a pain and stiffness cycle. More pain leads to more stiffness and more stiffness leads to more pain.

What can be done to get relieve from the pain?
Treatment should help to relieve the pain and restore your shoulder to normal function. Pain relief strategies include Physiotherapy. Application of ice, taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen or naproxen and, occasionally, an injection of anti-inflammatory steroids in the shoulder joint by your shoulder surgeon can.

What else can we do to help this injury heal?
An aerobic exercise program will help to improve the blood flow to the tendon or bursa. This helps to lessen pain. If you’re an active smoker then you should quit smoking, so more oxygen reaches the injured tendon. This will help the injury to heal faster.

Will I need surgery?
Sometimes a damage that lasts a long time will cause the tendon to tear. This type of damage may need frozen shoulder surgery

What specialists treat frozen shoulder?
They are best treated by shoulder surgeon.

Is follow-up necessary after treatment/surgery of shoulder?
Timely follow-up visits to your shoulder surgeon plus following his or her recommendations will allow you to recover faster. In the long run recommended exercises and/or rehabilitation with physical therapy can be done to help in quick recovery and prevent further injury.

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