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Frozen Shoulder

 
 
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Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is a common and painful condition which can affect the movement in the shoulder. It usually occurs in people aged above 40 and is more common in women than in men.
 
Symptoms
  • Painful and persistent stiffness in the shoulder making everyday tasks difficult
  • Symptoms progress in three stages:-
  • 1 - The shoulder will feel stiff and become painful and can last between 2 and 9 months
  • 2 - Known as the adhesive stage where the shoulder becomes increasingly stiff. This can last between 4 and 12 months
  • 3 - Recovery stage where gradually movement returns to the shoulder and pain will diminish. This lasts between 4 months and up to 5 years.
Cause
  • The exact cause of frozen shoulder is unknown but it is thought to be linked with health conditions such as diabetes
Treatment
  • Apply Hot and Cold gel pack provides therapy to relieve pain and speeds up the healing process
  • Pain relieving gels, balms, creams and sprays
  • The use of hand grips to maintain grip strength and dexterity 
  • Wearing a shoulder support for re-assurance
  • Physiotherapy can help promote healing
 
 
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