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I have bilateral frozen shoulder. Right is worse than left but both are in the freezing stage at the same time. I am 4 months in and the pain is getting worse instead of better. Had one cortisone shot (in the right (dominant) arm) and will have one in the left arm this coming week. It did not help at all. I am waking up at night with my arm jammed which is causing excruiating pain. I can't seem to find a comfortable position because I have it in both shoulders at the same time. I'm exhausted.
Eating has now become very difficult because raising my hand to my mouth is not only difficult but very painful as well, again because I have it in both arms I can't simply just use the other arm.
I'm looking for some help. I need advice on ways to make my life easier because I understand that the frozen stage will make things more difficult. Just how limited will my ROM be? Right now my hubby helps dress me, puts my deodrant on, etc. How bad is this going to get. I'd like to know so I can mentally prepare. I'm getting quite down over this. Luckily I'm a therapist so I'm busy pulling from my toolbox and doing therapy on myself but man this is hard. I've had numerous medical setbacks over the past three years so I was pretty ticked when this hit me out of the blue. I still find this hard to accept and am researching it like crazy. I am a former nurse so I understand the medical jargon quite well but it is still frustrating to read all the medical journals and see idiopathic as the cause.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated
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