Frozen Shoulder Pain Treatment

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Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder are dull, aching pain in shoulder and not able to move it freely. There might also be shoulder pain at night or cold shoulder pain, severe pain on slight jerk in particular position. Shoulder pain when sleeping may be major complaint. You may complain of shoulder pain when lifting arm. You may not be able to take hand up or behind back. Routine activities may be hampered with frozen shoulder pain.

Frozen shoulder is sometimes called adhesive capsulitis, which causes stiffness and pain in the shoulder. In frozen shoulder, the smooth tissues of the shoulder capsule become thick, stiff, and inflamed. After some time, movement of shoulder become difficult or restricted, therefore name frozen shoulder. It affects about two percent of population of 40-60 years and more of women than men.

  • What is inside Shoulder?

    Your shoulder joint is ball and socket joint is most flexible joint and is formed by three bones, Scapula, head of Humerus and Clavicle bones. Head of Humerus fits into hollow space (Glenoid) formed by scapula bone bones. It is formed by two separate joints by Humerus with scapula and clavicle. The joint is kept in place by attachment of different ligaments and muscles called rotators which can give rise to rotator cuff muscle pain.

  • Shoulder Pain Causes

    Exact shoulder pain causes or frozen shoulder is not known, however following conditions are associated with frozen shoulder. Since cause is not clear, shoulder pain relief is also difficult and there is no instant shoulder pains cure, though it resolves with time.

    Diabetes For unknown reasons, 10- 20% of diabetic patients suffer from frozen shoulder. Hypothyroidism, Parkinsonism, and cardiac diseases are also associated more with frozen shoulder.

    ImmobilizationIf shoulder movements do not take place due injury, surgery, fracture or shoulder pain syndrome can develop.

    How do you know why shoulder aches?Most shoulder problems are due to tendon inflammation (bursitis or tendinitis) or tendon tear, instability, arthritis, and fracture (broken bone). Pain in and around shoulder may be difficult to diagnose since it may come from pathology of structures inside or outside of shoulder. Depending upon pathology, shoulder pain may present in different form and treatment of shoulder pain will vary accordingly. Other less common causes of shoulder pain may be tumours, infection, and nerve-related problems.

Stages of frozen shoulder

In the pathology of frozen shoulder, the shoulder capsule thickens and becomes tight and adhesion develops. Synovial fluid may also reduce in some cases. Restriction of movement occurs in three stages.

  1. Freezing stage: It develops, as there is pain and restriction of movements. As range of movement lessen, shoulder joint remain in narrow range as pain worsen. Freezing stage generally lasts for 2-10 months.
  2. Frozen stage: Pain may reduce in this stage but restriction of movements persists. It may last for 4-6 months.
  3. Thawing and resolution: Movements of shoulder start improving slowly and get frozen shoulder pain relief and become normal in 6 months to 2 years.

Treatment of frozen shoulder pain

Most effective frozen shoulder treatment is acupuncture.

Acupuncture Treatment As symptoms arise, a primary goal of treatment is to reduce complaints gradually, with the possibility of regaining mobility. Acupuncture effectively reduces frozen shoulder pain and restores functionality. It acts by its property of anti-inflammatory action and analgesic effect. Acupuncture, when performed by experienced hands can certainly bring substantial economic benefits while minimizing the risk of side effects. Full resolution of frozen shoulder may take about 3 years with management of shoulder pain doctor. Aim of frozen shoulder therapy is to reduce pain and regain muscle strength. Shoulder pain doctor may manage your problems with acupuncture in shoulder pain clinic better than other centres. For this aim best treatment for frozen shoulder pain is acupuncture by qualified doctor.

Dr. Pardeshi Acupuncture Pain Therapy provides treatment for frozen shoulder successfully to hundreds of patients every year in Nashik as stated by beneficiary here in shoulder pain treatment review

Health Medicine Institute

“Researchers conclude that acupuncture effectively reduces frozen shoulder pain and restores functionality. Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a disorder of the connective tissue in the rotator cuff region wherein there is pain, inflammation and motor impairment. All patients in the study suffered from shoulder periarthritis resulting in adhesive capsulitis. Two types of acupuncture were compared. Local acupuncture points scored a 71.8% effective rate and abdominal style acupuncture scored a 92.4% effective rate. The researchers concluded that acupuncture relieves frozen shoulder pain and improves shoulder functional ability.”

Acupuncture is for shoulder pain is effective long term treatment says BioMed Central

“A trial of acupuncture for shoulder pain concluded that acupuncture is an effective long-term treatment for patients with shoulder pain (from soft-tissue lesions) in a primary care setting”

British Medical Journal

‘My experience, supported by the analysis of the results of this pilot study, indicates that acupuncture therapy in frozen shoulder offers rapid and effective analgesia and reduction of shoulder stiffness’

Acupuncture is effective in reducing pain after stroke concludes Science Direct

“Conclusion In this study, we found that acupuncture treatment is effective in reducing shoulder pain after stroke. The long-term effect of acupuncture must be assessed in future studies.”

A real relief and improvement in pain will only take a few weeks after starting frozen shoulder pain treatment. Frozen shoulder pain treatment in Nashik by Dr Pardeshi Acupuncture Pain Therapy is meticulously planned will benefit you immensely as exemplified by review


Conventional Frozen Shoulder Pain Treatment

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines are generally prescribed. Acetaminophen and drugs like it can reduce pain to some extent.

Fomentation is a preferred shoulder pain treatment because it contributes to vasodilatation of the blood vessels. The moist heat that is the best in this case, you can get with baths or compresses, or with mud and paraffin.

The acceleration of the arrival of the results and the alleviation of shoulder pain symptoms is possible through the use of laser therapy and physiotherapy and ultrasound which can be integrated.

Frozen shoulder exercises are supposed to improve the loss of muscle tissue, stretching and mobilizing the area affected in the presence of a physiotherapist, and then with increasing knowledge about the year even on their own. Exercises must be slowly progressive. Sudden load on muscles or must be avoided.

Physiotherapy for frozen shoulder and exercises for frozen shoulder can relax muscles and relieve pain to some extent. Frozen shoulder physiotherapy plays big role in shoulder pain remedy.

Shoulder pain - Home remedies for frozen shoulder includes prescribed exercises and fomentation. Sometimes patients need frozen shoulder and neck pain treatment also due to common nerve supply.

Throughout the rehabilitation period sudden movements and efforts will be banned. You cannot use the limb in rehabilitation to work, let alone to lift weights. Usually the initial phase and the so-called cold pain, does not produce immediate results and can discourage the patient with continued periods however, must started in order not to lose the work already done to achieve a cure.

Acupressure treatment for frozen shoulder pain has limited scope. Local injections of cortisone to help reduce pain in the early stages may help to some extent. In their place, at this stage or during the recurrence of symptoms of symptoms of pain in the shoulder, you can use anti-inflammatory drugs for oral or topical.

Surgery for frozen shoulder when physiotherapy treatment for frozen shoulder fails may be considered. It involves mobilisation of joint under anaesthesia or endoscopic manipulation.


Yoga Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Treatments

Patients report having taken Ayurvedic treatment for shoulder pain and reported some relief also. Ayurveda treatment for frozen shoulder pain has claims of pain relief.

Similarly, Homeopathic treatment for shoulder pain has also has some satisfied patients. Of other frozen shoulder remedies, Homeopathic treatment, also are recommended as frozen shoulder symptoms treatment.

Yoga treatment for shoulder pain, especially due to capsulitis can be effective. Yoga involving sudden adduction of arm or stretching arm back can irritate nerve and exacerbate complaints. Yoga helps pain by stretching muscles

Similarly Tai Chi treatment for shoulder pain is effective. Qigong treatment for shoulder needs special training and can be useful tool of management. Respect warning signal of pain from body when doing exercises.