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Type 1 diabetic bilateral adhesive capsulitis for 4 years-manipulation under anesthesia on left-no help-extensive physical therapy.-no help-now what?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edwin Perez
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Frozen shoulder

Any underlying issues that led to frozen shoulder besides diabetes.
Example torn rotator cuff. If other issues addressed u might get some motion back.

In brief: Frozen shoulder

Any underlying issues that led to frozen shoulder besides diabetes.
Example torn rotator cuff. If other issues addressed u might get some motion back.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Talk to Orthopedics

It is possible that a surgery could help resolve this problem. The use of scopes to examine and treat the joint might be an option.

In brief: Talk to Orthopedics

It is possible that a surgery could help resolve this problem. The use of scopes to examine and treat the joint might be an option.
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Dr. Christopher Dougherty
Extensive debridement of the scarred capsule through the scope can be of benefit, but it will still require more PT and a hard work
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Second opinion

Try to find another physician. Approach can be different.

In brief: Second opinion

Try to find another physician. Approach can be different.
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