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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretching: Reach over head and lean arm and hand against the wall, then lean in with body weight until you can get your armpit and face against the wall. Do thi ... Read More
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PT: Usually extensive rehab. Also can do cortisone injection to help with inflammation. Sometimes need surgery if all else fails. Be diligent with exercis ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretching: Reach over head and lean arm and hand against the wall, then lean in with body weight until you can get your armpit and face against the wall. Do thi ... Read More
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Dr. Don Buford
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sleeper stretches: In my practice we see the most improvement when patients do sleeper stretches. This exercise eliminates scapulothoracic motion and allows the patient ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Range of motion.: Range of motion and stretching exercises performed by an Athletic Trainer or Physical Therapist, are the best activities.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levy
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Frozen shoulder: In my practice, frozen shoulder is initially treated with a glenohumeral joint cortisone injection and a home daily stretching program. Very rarely ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Meyers
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Frozen shoulder: Therapy and/or cortisone injections can help however most often if given enough time (typically months) the shoulder can resolve itself.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder capsule: In frozen shoulder (or adhesive capsulitis), the actual shoulder joint is tight. Since we do not know the actual causes or adhesive capsulitis, we hav ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cortisone injection: I strongly advocate for a cortisone injection. It can relief the pain and inflammation of a frozen shoulder quickly and effectively. Watch this video ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Unknown: We do not know the cause of a frozen shoulder. We know that it is a painful syndrome that limits shoulder motion. Most of the time it will resolve on ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See ortho doc: Frozen shoulder, aka adhesive capsulitis, is an inflammatory condition condition causing pain and shoulder stiffness. Treatment should be directed at ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Frozen shoulder: Difficult problem. Make sure it's not a boney problem. Generally, progressive stretch with anti-inflammatories and pt can help. Resistant cases on occ ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A few things...: Physical therapy is typically prescribed for progressive restoration of motion. Your doctor may offer you an injection into the shoulder to help contr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer: Treatment for frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) varies depending on stage of the condition and severity of one's pain and stiffness. A variety of ... Read More
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