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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 - 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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  • Recovery w/o surgery?

    Hello, I'm interested to know if anyone has recovered from FS without a surgical procedure....basically just letting it run its course. If so how long did it take? I've reached the 1 year mark with FS. Compared to many, my case is less severe. It only affects reaching behind my back, far external...

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  • Frozen Shoulder Immediately From Fall

    My doctor diagnosed my shoulder injury as frozen shoulder. I went from full range of motion to instant pain & loss of motion within seconds when I fell. People helped me get up off the sidewalk. Everything I read said frozen shoulder happens as a gradual process. Did anyone else have frozen shoulder...

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  • MUA in 2 days

    Hello all. So glad to have found this forum and people who understand the pain. I’ve been dealing with this pain that began after carpal tunnel surgery with a ligament reconstruction in my thumb. I wore a wrist cast for 3 wks them wrist splints for several weeks. Started having minor pain in bicep a...

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  • Shoulder still frozen

    I was diagnosed with a frozen shoulder and a torn rotator cuff. Mid July I had surgery for the tear and they manipulated my shoulder at the same time. 2 and 1/2 months later after 40+ PT appointments later my shoulder is still frozen. Has anyone else had these two procedures done at the same time and...

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  • Diagnosed with frozen shoulder the second time

     Started physical therapy in August and have little improvement in my shoulder. My physician prescribed anti-inflammatories. Been in physical therapy  for less than two months. Went back and my physician injected Cortizone into my left shoulder. Now there has been major improvement.  Can...

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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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  • 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

    I'm so glad I've discovered this online tonight! I've had a frozen shoulder since April after knocking my shoulder whilst in work on a fire door! The last 5 months have been pure torture!! I honestly thought I must be a baby with  the  amount of  tears I've shed the last...

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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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  • No hydrodilation

    For the last month I've been dealing with doctors trying to get hydro done. Some saying I can get it done and others then saying no and the doctors arguing.  Basically what has happened is because I'm on blood thinners I need to come off it to get the hydro done. My cardiologist has taken...

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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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  • 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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  • Endone

    Hi doc gave me Endone (morphine ) took the 1st one last night and woke with migraine and nausea. Helped with sleep but worried about taking another. Anyone else had issues. Pain in shoulder was a bit better 🤤

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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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  • 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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  • Labrum Slap Tear and Frozen Shoulder

    Hello All, I've been researching this for quite some time and came across this website which seemed active. I injured my shoulder playing basketball 4 months ago. I have been doing PT for quite some time and eventually got an MRI. The results showed a Slap Tear Type 2. I went in to see the orthopedics...

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