A 40-year-old member asked:
what is frozen shoulder manipulation like?
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Dr. Aruna Seneviratne answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Not so bad: Manipulation under anesthesia is performed for a frozen shoulder that has failed to improve after many months. Manipulation is designed to break up the scar tissue, and restore range of motion. Most times, shoulder arthroscopy is performed as well to perform additional capsular releases and improve outcomes. Pain is managed with narcotic pain meds, and most surgeons will recommend an interscalene block to further reduce post op pain.
Answered on Feb 23, 2018
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