What can be done for a "frozen" shoulder?

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!

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What can be done for frozen shoulder?

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 control pain as well as to help make the joint capsule stretch more easily. If these efforts don't restore motion, sometimes a manipulation of the shoulder under anesthesia or a shoulder arthroscopy and capsule release are recommended to restore motion. Read more...
Physical therapy. Frozen shoulder is a diagnosis where there is shoulder pain and limited range of motion stemming from disuse. Generally occurs in those over 40 years old, women more commonly affected. Conservative measures to relieve pain rest moist heat sedation analgesics physical therapy (start as soon as possible). Read more...