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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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  • frozen shoulder not sleeping

    Hi all of you out there, Now I really understand constant pain and I really sympathise with you all. When I was first diagnosed it meant nothing to me I was going on holiday to a hot country and thought it would right itself. I cannot afford to stay off work, but am drugged up to the eye-balls but that...

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  • overbearing pain

    My corisone injection hasnt worked had about 1 week ago. More in pain than before. Went to docs yesterday he gave me lyrica but didnt touch the pain.  Im taking proxen 1000 slow release panadol forte but nothing helps. Ive been awake for 2 days and crying with this   constant pain was even...

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  • Sleeping positions

    Any good ideas re sleeping positions i wake up constantly in the night and can't stand the twisted cramping type pain.

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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 SHOULD I BE OFF WORK

    I have had frozen shoulder for about 4 months now, diagnosed by GP and phsiotherapist. Shoulder and arm painful and aching all time even with painkillers. movement very limited. I knocked shoulder today when walking through a doorway and the agony lasted 2 minutes. Also happened when my dog was in...

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  • Agony frozen shoulder

    I have had a frozen shoulder for about 3 months and had physio once a week and was getting better movement and was happy with my progress but after laying in bed for 2 days due to a migraine i woke up with intense pain in the shoulder. Went to physio who did some dry needling couldnt sleep with the...

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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

    i have been suffering with frozen shoulder for going on four months now. I am now receiving physio theropy, acupuncture weekly. But I can't sleep. No pain medication works at all. I use a tens machine daily. I can only lift my right arm up sideways about 30 degrees, I cannot reach behind my back...

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  • Pain after Frozen Shoulder Manipulation

    I had shoulder arthroscopy and manipulation for my frozen shoulder 3 weeks ago.  I am in regular PT and I am gaining range of motion slowly. I expected the PT to be painful based on both what I have read and what my doctor told me, however, my resting pain is as bad and worse at times than before...

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  • Up again in the middle of the night!

    I've had FS following a fracture to upper arm ( now totally healed) 3 months ago I have never experienced anything like this in my life!! And I have had fractures and sprains before The nightly  pain is what really gets to me and reduces my ability to cope with life in general Only last week...

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  • Frozen shoulder

     Frozen shoulder can occur randomly or from trauma. I'm wondering how many of the above cases started with trauma.   It seems random frozen shoulder has three stages and will often go away by itself with physical therapy.  In my case I broke my shoulder 4 months ago at my sons trampoline...

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  • Frozen shoulder (s)

    Hi, I've been reading through the forums on FS and the info has been very helpful.  I've got FS in my right side with pain and restricted movement. At first they thought it was bursitis but the symptoms are classic FS.  On the left I've got pain but still Rom. The worst part is...

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  • Keyhole surgery

    Has anyone ever had keyhole surgery for a frozen shoulder? If so did it work and how long did it take for you to get back to work etc? aabb

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  • Frozen Shoulder twice once in each shoulder

    Has anyone got any advice on how to stop FS in my other arm. I had FS in my left arm May 2016, ACR and MUA done in Aug 2017 with great results and almost back to 100% but now my right shoulder is sore and going down the same path as the left but now I realize what it is. Has anyone been able to stop...

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  • Capsular release and debridement.

    Hi all, I'm new on here and just after any info out there. I had subacromial decompression and lots of general tidying up on left shoulder Jan 2016. The recovery was very long and painful and only got full ROM in April of this year. In March of this year 2017 I had similar on left shoulder with the...

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  • Muscle wastage?

    I have had frozen shoulder to my left shoulder for just over a year. To begin with the pain was horrendous, then it was very stiff. I had my first steroid injection in August. Although I've been lucky in that movement has been relatively good the whole time, the joint has been very stiff and doesn't...

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  • Embrace the Pain

    Some years ago I suffered the terrible pain and disability associated with Frozen Shoulder.  At first I endured the symptoms unaware of what was happening.  After a few months of extraordinary pain and loss of sleep I sought out a highly respected team of Orthopedic Surgeons.  The surgical...

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  • My frozen shoulder has come back again. Did yours?

    Hello, Looking for some advice as I can't believe it's happening again. Had a frozen shoulder last year which ended with a cortisone injection just before Christmas. Thankfully it worked. However over the last 10 days those horrible familiar movement restrictions and pain are coming back. It...

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  • Pain after surgery

    Hi my brother in law had surgery a few weeks back because of a frozen shoulder. He is now in worse pain and can't sleep because of it. Has anyone had this experience and did anything help them get relief from pain?

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  • Arthroscopic Capsular Release Surgery for Frozen Shoulder

    Anyone out there had this surgery?  After suffering for a considerable time, missing the stage for injection I have surgery in a few days. I'm interested to hear others experiences post surgery, particularly around pain/mobility and return to work. Thansk in advance, Mandy

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  • Frozen Shoulder Sufferers

    I have been dealing with a frozen shoulder over 6 months now. I have to my primary doctor whom did not have a clue on what was going on. Continued to be in exteme pain and not sleeping. Next stop was to get an x-ray. That showed nothing so off I went to get an MRI. In the meantime I went to P/T...

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  • Frozen shoulder and pregnancy

    Can someone advise me please. Iv got a frozen shoulder for the 3rd time this year. I'm allergic to naproxen and only thing that helps is the cortisone injection, but I'm 20 weeks pregnant and iv heard it cause problems in pregnancy. Can anyone advise whether I should have it or not?

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  • Frozen shoulder

    I also was diagnosed with FS back in July 2017 , I had it for almost 1yr. My doctor​ just said it was a pulled muscle but the pain was keeping me awake on nights ,then he referred me to physiotherapy which I had exercise to do but on moving my arm I had execution pain so she then referred me to c a specialist....

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  • Frozen Shoulder - Arthroscopy

    Wonder if anyone can assist. I had a shoulder arthroscopy 7 weeks ago. I was diagnosed with a frozen shoulder after the surgery. I went to the doctor for a checkup just last week. I am in so much pain and the surgery has not helped. I asked the doc if I needed to go to physio and he told me no, only...

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  • Frozen shoulder or Limited ROM in neck

    Limited Range of motion in the neck or shoulders (Frozen Shoulder)  is a very common problem now a days. And actually is pretty easy to treat, forget cortisone injections (just covers problem) or surgery! I must note if you have pain in any of the areas because of a spinal injury then this is a...

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  • I'm very new to this Frozen Shoulder

    What do you do when you can't move in bed or get comfortable  Or run out of pain medication  I'm only in this for 7 days now and I can't take this pain any longer  Is it okay to keep you arm in s sling or should i be always trying to move my shoulder around to regain movement??...

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  • frozen shoulder nerve pain

    i can't cope anymore with the pain! All my nerves hurt neck scapula biceps pain all the way down arm forearm aching hand aching does anyone else have the forearm hand aching pain.

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  • Shoulder support brace

    Hi all- I hope you're having a pain easy day! I've had a frozen (freezing) left shoulder now for 5 months. It's my dominant hand so I'm really struggling and the pain (as you know) is awful. I was thinking about trying a neoprene shoulder brace and wondered if anyone had tried one and...

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  • Frozen Shoulder Scare

    I had an orthroscopy surgery last Friday for shoulder debridement and subacromial decompression.  At my post-op, the nurse informed me that I also had frozen surgery and they did an MUA.  Had no idea what that was at the time.  A PT order was submitted for me during the post-op visit....

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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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  • Here we go again😫 FS in the opposite shoulder now!

    When I had the worst-18months-of-my-life due to the severe FS on my right side (2015/16) one day my Physical Therapist mentioned one of his other patients who'd complimented him by returning to him when "she got it on the other side." Something about his tone made it seem rather common....

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