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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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  • exercise

    I have a question-I was wondering if anyone else with Frozen shoulder-if when  They do exercises from the physical therapist-if it aggravates their shoulder and makes it worse after exercising.It seems that any time I do my exercises my shoulder has more pain.Thank You

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  • Has anyone had arthroscopic capsular release surgery?

    Hi all, I'm 59 and this is my second frozen shoulder.  Had it about 7 years ago in my non-dominant arm - PT for about 9 months and it finally got better.  Now I have it (worse) n my dominant arm (about 5 months now) and it is not improving.  I think PT has actually  …

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  • Am I the only man with this ?

    Hi I was just wondering whether there were any other gents on this Site suffering from frozen shoulder,  i’ve just started the freezing stage two months in ,  I am an electrical engineer working with large cables all day and really starting to suffer along with  disturbed sleep 

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  • Night time pain

    I've had frozen shoulder for about 4 months now, due to being asthmatic cannot take anti inflammatories and GP says without pain medication physio will be too painful so i'm just left in pain at the moment, day time is not too bad unless I move arm suddenly then the pain is excruciating …

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  • Running with FS

    Hi Are there any runners with FS? I’ve recently started running on a treadmill and within two weeks I’m experiencing shooting pains and burning in my FS arm. Thanks Rachel 

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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 …

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  • Frozen shoulder turns into CRPS

    Hey everyone, just curious If anybody else has had the frozen shoulder turn into CRPS?  I had an arthroscopic  capsule release on my shoulder in December.  It helped release my shoulder a great deal. As  I had bilateral frozen shoulder I was waiting to get my other one done …

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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 …

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  • Update on frozen shoulder!

    I joined this forum maybe 6 months ago and at that time, I had been suffering with frozen shoulder (small tear in rotator cuff which some think caused the fs - others think I had the fs anyway) for 6 months and I had seen......2 orthro surgeons, massage therapist, acupuncturist, physical therapists. …

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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. & …

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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 …

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  • Hi everybody

    Ihave been diagnosed with frozen shoulder, on the uzv it showed that rotator cuff is not demaged and that there is subacromial bursitis.I also did x ray which confirm the diagnosis.My PT put me on the list for physical therapy and gave me a paper with exercises and said if the pain will be to …

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  • exercise

    I just want to Thank All for their comments and thoughts on exercise for the Frozen shoulder-I have decided to let nature take its course! Thanks again to all

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  • Having a Shoulder manipulation due to frozen shoulder

    Ok so I have had a frozen shoulder now for over a year and a bit, have seen the DR several times, have had injections and have done PT, which have not worked. I am unable to dress myself properly and require my husband to help on a regular basis. I am unable to reach high enough to was my hair, and …

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  • There is hope

    So I started having symptoms of frozen shoulder in my right shoulder in November of 2017. I didn't have any idea what it was and suspected a torn rotator cuff. I went to a specialist in January and he told me what it was and said i could try PT but that my best answer was probably to just wait …

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  • Both shoulders, same time!

    Hi, I started symptoms of FS in my non-dominate shoulder 8 months ago and that shoulder is now frozen and pretty much pain free, limited mobility but since it doesn't hurt I'm pushing it and feel as though I'm regaining some ROM. Three days ago I woke up in the middle of the night with …

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  • Newbie

    Hi Everyone!  This is the first time I have ever joined a forum.  I thought it may help me to chat with people in the same boat as me. I am seeing my Dr later today to discuss the results of an MRI I had last week.  Fingers crossed!  Had this FS for 2 months now.  I have …

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  • rotor cuff surgery re frozen shoulder

    hi had shoulder op 10 weeks ago back to see surgeon still in a lot of pain had pysio but they did not pick up on a frozen shoulder so now have to go back and have a needle under xray with some type of dye anyone heard of it told its 80% good.

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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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  • 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 …

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  • Burning Pain in wrist/arms

    Hi I am 2 months post MUA and I have started to get shooting burning pains in my wrists and arms. I can only describe this as a splint with throbbing sensations. Has anyone had this?  Many thanks Rachel 

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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 …

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  • Stay hopeful, this too shall pass

    Hi frozen shoulder family, first I want to thank each and every one of you who have contributed in this forum.  Your words have helped me through some of the darkest times I can remember, both through the sharing of your experiences and helpful tips, and by helping me to feel not so alone. I …

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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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  • Have had FS for 18 months....when will it end.

    Hello, About September 2016, I noticed pain in my left shoulder when doing certain exercises at the gym. At first I ignored the pain thinking it would go away. Bad decision. The pain didn’t go away, but instead increased, so I started massage therapy which helped tremendously. After 2-3 months of …

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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 …

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  • Possible that FS felt better never really went away?

    In Jan of 2017, I was a couple weeks into a bout with FS in my right shoulder. Type 2 diabetic, totally unmanaged and filled with chronic inflammation from toxic mold exposure. Perfect storm. Moved from Mold House in Oct of 2016. Started vigorous diet and exercise in late May of 2017 through …

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  • Frozen Shoulder

    My case of Frozen Shoulder was a horrifying yet strengthening experience in so many ways.  I suffered horribly in silence without understanding what was happening.   My entire upbringing and genetics each have combined to have created me to be a pain enduring stoic individual.  …

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  • Who's had their FS the longest?

    As I mentioned in another post this October will be the 4 year anniversary of my first Dr visit. It begin with a dull ache that gradually got worse to the excruciating stage a lot of you have spoken about where every movement was painful and sleeping was near impossible. Eventually it calmed down …

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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 …

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  • I just want to know I’m not going crazy...

    I can’t believe how excruciating this pain is. Like my muscles are being shredded from the bone. Like being punched in an infected wound. And then there is the throbbing nerve pain that travels down the centre of bicep, into my forearm and down through my wrist.  And then there is the neck …

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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 …

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