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Frozen Shoulder

Information about Frozen Shoulder

We Have to Know about the Frozen Shoulder

  • Is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint?

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Resistance to move the shoulder

Causes of Frozen Shoulder

  • Not known
  • Sometimes Injury can because

Do’s and Don’ts of Frozen Shoulder

Signs & Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder

  • Symptoms. The main symptoms of a frozen shoulder are pain and stiffness that make it difficult or impossible to move it. If you have frozen shoulder, you’ll likely feel a dull or achy pain in one shoulder. You might also feel the pain in the shoulder muscles that wrap around the top of your arm.

Medical advice for Frozen Shoulder

  • If you experience significant pain combined with stiffness and restricted range of motion in your shoulder.

Risk factors of Frozen Shoulder

  • People 40 and older are more likely to experience frozen shoulder.
  • Diabetes.
  • People who have experienced prolonged immobility of their shoulder — perhaps due to trauma, overuse injuries or surgery
  • People with a systemic disease, such as an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), cardiovascular disease or Parkinson’s disease.

Treatment for Frozen Shoulder

  • Medication, Surgery, Electrical stimulation

Self-care for Frozen Shoulder

  • Maintaining as much range of motion as possible in your shoulder is important. Your physical therapist can show you how to move your shoulder joint through a comfortable range of motion planes to avoid further stiffening.
  • Once pain has lessened, you may be able to tolerate more shoulder exercises. Your physical therapist can advance your stretching and strengthening the program to maximize your shoulder’s range of motion and function.

Investigations for Frozen Shoulder

  • MRI, X-ray
Causes of Frozen Shoulder
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