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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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  • Just had surgery

    I just had surgery on Saturday for my frozen shoulder on the right side, I have it on the left too so that surgery will be new year sometime.  My question is, how long does the pain continue. I’ve come out with more pain and less movement than when I went in. Also with a numb thumb that won’t go...

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  • Shoulder Hydrodilatation - Frozen Shoulder Injection

    I want to add my experience of a procedure perfromed this afternoon called Hydroditlation. I think the correct procedure is "fluoroscopically guided hydrodilatation". I strarted having shoulder pain about 5 weeks ago. I had lost a fair amount of motion in the shoulder and the pain came and...

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  • Frozen Shoulder

    So I have had a frozen shoulder now for over 7 months, have tried all creams, pills, injections into shoulder (didn't work). Have been placed on waiting list to see an orthopedic surgeon. I have started PT but have been told it's the worst frozen shoulder he has ever seen. The pain I have is...

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  • My hydrodilation. Experience.

    Hi I had an mri. 10 days ago. And was told it may be suspected frozen shoulder. And burstitis.  I had my hydrodilation today.  At 9.15am. Told to eat light breakfast. Take ibuprofen.  I changed into gown. I was topless so they tied the gown around me. Like you would a sarong under...

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  • Just had surgery for frozen shoulder

    Hello all, I am new to this but came across this site....... I have just had surgery for frozen shoulder after 10 months of excruciating pain still in so much pain they only keep you in overnight and don't really tell you what to do I am feeling bit low to say the least and very dizzy just need to...

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  • recovery time after frozen shoulder manipulation

    It's been 18 months of torture ! Going to have my shoulder manipulated this week . I am thrilled to have found this link . Knowing someone actually understands what I'm going through ! I was in tears reading everyone's situation .this is the most painful and debilitating situation ever !...

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  • Frozen Shoulder after Rotator Cuff Surgery

    Hi - I'm 3 months post Rotator Cuff Surgery.  Felt like I was doing well in terms of overall ability to function, but certain stretching has not improved for the last several weeks.  I felt like I was developing a psychological block as PT is excrutiating with the external rotations. ...

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  • Torn Rotator cuff surgery & time off work question

    I had a labrum tear & torn rotator cuff surgery back in August. I got on my works short-term disability. Well, that has run out, I developed frozen shoulder. and last week had the “manipulation under anesthesia”, procedure. My short-term ended, now trying to get on long term disability till I can...

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  • Fatigue/FS

    Anyone else have weird bouts of fatigue with Frozen Shoulder? I will have days here and there where I am completely exhausted and feel so disconnected and out of it. Anyone else have this too?   

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  • Sharing my experience about frozen shoulder

    Well,just like everyone else on this forum, no one else would understand the kind of pain frozen shoulder presents unless one has gone through it or witness one... I am 45 years old female. It all started with my high intensity , physical labor job 5 years ago. I started to get stiff neck multiple times...

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  • Does physical therapy work?

    I was diagnosed with frozen shoulder last week.  I've gone to only 2 physical therapy sessions so far, but it seems that I can do most of it at home except for the ultrasound therapy and them physically moving it for me.  My shoulder started giving me issues in the summer , July? August? ...

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  • Frozen Shoulder surgery

    I have had the frozen shoulder, 2 cortisone shots, and 3 x week PT since mid August, and the shoulder still is frozen cant move anymore then when I first started.... How long do you wait to have surgery for them to manipulate it?  We are going on 5 months with PT 3 x day and 2 shot.. nothing......

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  • CBD oil for frozen shoulder

    Anyone tried CBD oil for adhesive capsulitis. Lots of hype around about this stuff at the moment. I have a very close friend who sufferes with shoulder, knee and ankle pain..... he has been taken it for just a week and has already ditched his walking stick, anti inflamtories and pain killers. He bought...

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  • Athrosopic surgery

    On the 9th of December I go for the first of 2 surgeries on both frozen shoulders. They are going to do the right one first because that’s the worst but to be honest at the moment I can’t tell because of the constant pain in both.  I’m having manipulation under anaesthetic along with  arthroscopic...

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  • Frozen Shoulder

    So I was diagnosed with a frozen shoulder with my dominant shoulder being affected. I am a 37 year old male with no history of diabetes, trauma, thyroid issues, or anything else. I can't figure out why I have this since according to everything I am in a minority being male and no other issues...but...

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  • Frozen Shoulder Mail on Line November 2017

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5073001/Halting-agony-frozen-shoulder-just-15-minutes.html Hope you all take a look at this link, some fantastic statistic outcomes posted from Dr. Funk. Hopefully more people sufferin with this quite disabling condition of adhesive capsulitis will br offered...

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  • Hydrodilatation - my experience

    I've decided to start another thread on here to document my experiences with Hyrodilatation (also spelled Hydrodilation or known as Arthrographic Distension) and how well it works for me over the next few weeks or so. A brief background, in case anyone didn't read my original thread.  I...

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  • Frozen shoulder at a younger age...

    Hi everyone- I am a 27-year-old used-to-be very active person who has recently been diagnosed with frozen shoulder . I am a whitewater kayaker and climber ... so very much an overhead athlete. I injured my shoulder and partially tore my supraspinatus (in the rotator cuff) about a year and a half...

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  • Frozen Shoulder - Constant clicking

    Does anybody else have constant clicking in top of shoulder joint, event with the slightest body movement?  I've been told that the clicking will never go away; is this true?  My range of motion is improving with stretching but the never-ending clicking is enough to drive me crazy!!! ...

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  • bilateral frozen shoulder Need advice

    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...

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  • Menopausal Frozen Shoulder

    Any ladies with frozen shoulder who are peri menopausal/menopausal and not on HRT should have a serious chat with a (preferably female) GP. I suffered for ages (two male GP's dismissed the idea of it being hormonal) before being diagnosed with menopausal adhesive capsulitis by a Nurse Practitioner...

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  • Frozen shoulder and primary hyperparathyroidism

    Hi, I've recently been diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism and wonder if there might be a link between this and two frozen shoulders in the last 3 years. Anyone else also had/got frozen shoulder and hyperparathyroidism? Thanks.

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  • Frozen shoulder at 18

    Hi,  I am a 18 year old female who was just diagnosed with frozen shoulder. How did I get this so young? Is my doctor even correct? Last winter I fell on my shoulder while snowboarding. The doctors didn’t see a tear and just told me I sprained it. After doing 4 months of PT I could finally move...

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  • Frozen Shoulder - Exercises and physical therapy

    Which exercises are you doing? Do you feel like your arm is going to break when you do them? I am just starting but it feels like every evening my shoulder gets stiffer after I do the physical therapy.  In other words, it is more stiff while doing them vs. not doing physical therapy.  Anyone...

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  • Frozen shoulder

    Frozen shoulder treatment in US. I keep reading about an injection they do with help from an mri or sonogram.  It goes directly into the joint and is a mixture of saline and cortisone.  Can someone tell me where that is bring gone and if it is doneebdte in the US?  

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  • Frozen shoulder

    so today I have officially been diagnosed with a frozen shoulder, been referred for urgent hydrodilitation as I have had severe movement restriction for nearly 7 months now, originally diagnosed with rotator cuff injury then subsequently tendonopathy and bursitis following an ultra sound scan, had an...

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  • Anyone recover from Frozen Shoulder without surgery?

    I’ve had FS since April. Did cortisone and PT. The injection took most of the really horrible pain away but I’m still stuck and a bit stiff. I do my own exercises daily. I backed out of MUA because I’m afraid of complications and also I can’t handle all the meds I’ll need after procedure due to a stomach...

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  • I need work advice.

    I’ve just started a temp 12 week job however my 2 frozen shoulders are making life very difficult and the pain is making impossible to work. I see a new specialist on the 10th of nov but don’t know what to do about work. I live by myself and have no other way to support my self except for unemployment...

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  • Help can anyone shut the car door

    hi please help if you can, I have frozen shoulder and cannot work out how to close the car door once I get in without pain - has anyone found a gadget.? Both shoulders are frozen 1 st stage left 3month behind right.

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