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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Buoyancy of water: Will help to make exercise easier by lessening the stress on the joints and soft tissues. Just like an injured runner may simulate running in the swi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Swimming is a good spine exercise regimen. A frozen shoulder responds to exercises to increase the shoulder range of motion. If shoulder movement too ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Aquatic exercise is a low-impact activity that takes the pressure off your bones, joints and muscles. Water offers natural resistance, which helps str ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 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
39 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
28 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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Causes are unknown: No one knows what causes frozen shoulder, aka adhesive capsulitis. There are well defined demographic associations, such as it is more common in women ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy: Typically frozen shoulder responds to physical therapy and home exercises. It can take months to get most of the motion back. Sometimes arthroscopic s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes pain: Typically very painful and needs to be treated asap or symptoms can worsen. Also very important to discover the underlying cause.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not easy: The treatment of a frozen shoulder usually requires an aggressive combination of anti-inflammatory medication, cortisone injection(s) into the shoulde ... Read More
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