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What can be done for a "frozen" shoulder?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Frozen shoulder: There are 2 main ussues concerning frozen shoulder. One is pain, the other loss of motion and function. Pain is best managed with nsaids, and occasionally intraarticulr cortisone injections. Loss of motion is best addressed with gentle but frequent stretching. Physical therapy can be very helpful as well. Need an xrays to make sure you do not have arthritis. Good luck!
Answered on Nov 22, 2014
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