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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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  • frozen shoulder for too long

    I have been suffering from frozen shoulder now for 14 months. Still in a lot of pain with little reieif. been through pt and had 3 cortizone injections and  still in pain. mine was caused by trauma. When will they give you the option of surgery. This has gone on way to long for me. Feeling doubtful

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  • 2 weeks post of surgery. Still tired

    Had a shoulder arthroscopy and subacromial decompression done 13 days ago. Op went well with inflamed tissue removed along with some bone. Only pain meds I am on is nurofen and Panadol. My question is. I am constantly lethargic. I never slept during the day now I find myself having a nap on the afternoon....

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  • Frozen shoulder and stress

    I am curious as to how many others with this condition were experiencing some kind of stress when it started?  I was selling house and moving across country away from son and grandkids when it started. I was also doing a lot of painting and was not to active before that for a couple years. So I...

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  • Lidocain patch for FS?

    Has anyone tried an over the counter Lidocaine patch or a doctor prescribed Lidocaine Patch?  If you have... were you still freezing, in the horrible night pain, and shooting pain down the arm?  How much did it work, if at all? 

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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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  • Both shoulders

    Hi everyone,  I've just developed FS in my second shoulder, and knowing what I went through with the first one, I'm really dreading it. That was 5 years ago (at age 37), shortly after giving birth, and it's still not completely better. So far, the second shoulder is following a different...

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  • Frozen Shoulder Second Time Around

    Hello everyone. I am so thankful to have found this forum. I am suffering from frozen shoulder for the second time. The first time it occurred in my left shoulder, which is my non-dominant side. Now two years later, I have it in the right shoulder which is my dominant side. My orthopedic doctor has...

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  • Manipulation under aenesthesia for a frozen shoulder

    The end of this year I will have frozen shoulder for one year. I have done physical therapy and had the injection done to no relief. Ortho doctor wants to  schedule the manipulation procedure and I would like some advice from those who have had this done. Does it work? How are things when you wake...

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  • shoulder freeze recovering

    I having the case more than 3 months, attended medicine and physiotheraphy but not recover. After driving Grab and Uber, my pain reduce withing 1 week. This is due excercising pulling car sterring, paying tol manually to tol assistant or manually scanning tol card and regulally in and out giving identity...

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  • Just diagnosed Both Shoulders

    I was just diagnosed yesterday with FS in both shoulders. No explanation as I don't recall any trauma to them. I am a 48 year old healthy male. Go figure. I started having symptoms a couple of weeks prior to Christmas in my right shoulder then in my left shortly after. I have decent ROM compared...

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  • Recently diagnosed-happy to have found this group!

    After a month or more of what I thought was arthritis getting (quickly) worse, I realized I probably had FS. A doctor confirmed it about a month ago. I am doing exercises and I am waiting to see how it goes before I look at other treatment options. I have sympathetic some people around me, but unless...

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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 and neck pain

    Since having frozen shoulder, I have also suffered with neck pain and neck stiffness. It's not the same dreadful, unbearable pain that you get in your shoulders and arm, just a dull, persistent ache. Does anyone else have this? I have been told that I have a slight amount of arthritis in my neck,...

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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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  • New FS procedure- Hydroplasty, My experience...

    Hi all, I'm new to this group, but I thought I'd share. I had a new (& hard to find info on) procedure for my FS called a hydroplasty. It is sort of a combination of hydrodilation and MUA only you are awake- for EVERYTHING. The injection part wasn't so bad. My ortho stated my adhesions...

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  • Help! How to work with a Frozen shoulder?

    Hi all, I’m suffering from shoulder pain for more than 3 years now. Two year ago I experienced my first agonizing shoulder pain. The GP diagnosed calcific tendonitis. luckily a single cortisone injection resulted in complete pain relieve!   In December last year I was knocked down, out of the...

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  • Frozen shoulder after labrum tear surgery

    Hi, I am a 46 year old woman. On June first I underwent my first surgery ever. I had a torn labrum slap tear, biceps was cut and attached down my arm a little way do to it being shredded up at the top, acriom was hooked so that was shaved down and quite a few bone spurs were shaved off! My rotator...

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  • rotator cuff tear and FROZEN SHOULDER

    HI all! I have been suffering with a rotator cuff injury and frozen shoulder for 6 months...I did 4 months of PT, 8 visits with a massage therapist, 10 visits of acupuncture, 2 cortisone shots (one was ultra sound guided) and finally trigger point injections for my neck (only thing that that has helped...my...

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  • Frozen shoulder and ssdi

    I had a complete shoulder replacement 5 months ago, right at the beginning doc said I may never work again, I'm 57 years old On a post open Dr visit my dr. Said it again which motivated me even more to get better but after 12 weeks of physical therapy my frozen shoulder is not getting any better,...

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  • Hydrostatic distension - hydrodilation?

    Has anyone tried hydrostatic distention? Simon Moyes at Wellington hospital in London has indicated this procedure provides excellent results. Two 15 min treatments two weeks apart. Google Simon Moyes Frozen shoulder for links. Very interested if anyone has undergone this type of procedure and what...

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  • Shoulder still frozen 4 months after surgery

    I had a frozen shoulder on the right side in 2014 and 2 MUA's and a SAD later, ROM finally returned.Following surgery, I had 8 weeks of physio and returned to work. In November 2016, I noticed the same symptoms of a frozen shoulder appearing in my left shoulder. Months of pain and sleepless nights...

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  • Frozen hip or adhesive capsulitis of the hip.

    A little over a year ago I had a really bad fall in my hip, after few weeks I started to develop a little bit of discomfort and I went to see a doctor. Doctor sent me to physio but it didn't seem to help. 6 months later I had lots of snaping sounds, my leg start to give away. Now I saw a specialist...

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  • Severe upper arm pain

    Have had Frozen Shoulder now for a few months in my left arm . Anyone else find they had more pain in their upper Arm? . My shoulder was painful in first month but it's more stiff now . It's the pain in my arm around the biceps that especially on movement is severe . Is this normal ? I hear a...

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  • New here

    Im a 38 year old female with fibromyalgia. My left shoulder started hurting in July. It rapidly worsened taking me out of work in December.  I was officially diagnosed with a frozen shoulder last week and prescribed pt for 3 weeks. Dr says if there’s no Improvement then he will want to do the manual...

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  • Help...... frozen shoulder and unhappy dr advise

    I have been having left shoulder issues since June 2017. I finally went to the doctor where I was sent for a ultrasound of my shoulder, where I found out I have a frozen shoulder. I too have thyroid issues. I am unable to lay on my left side at all, even with a pillow under my arm (no go). Best position...

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  • Frozen Shoulder and Tremors

    Hi All, I'm new to this group and so grateful to find others who understand the pain and frustration!  I've never felt anything so excrutiating and long lasting in my life.  I'm 47 yo, and I'm going on 5 months in my left shoulder, and apparently I'm still in the freezing...

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  • Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

    Adhesive capsulitus  of the shoulder (frozen shoulder) be had constant like pinching nagging stabbing pain in my shoulder and arm now 3rd month And cannot lift move my arm at all now without it really stabbing . It is s chronuc like  toothache pain and havnt slept for 3 months. All started...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Medical marijuana

    Has anyone tried medical marijuana for pain relief. Don't know very much about it but my doctor said to give it a try if I want to. I am trying to stay away from opiates, they make me high and I still have the pain. 

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