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Frozen Shoulder

Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder, Shoulder Frozen

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    Ive a frozen shoulder ive tried ivery pain killer does not work help

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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 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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  • 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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  • Arm extended fall FS

    In Nov. 2017, I fell ice skating. I thought I just sprained my hand, but my arm and shoulder was sore too. Jan. I tripped and fell again on my extended right arm, just walking across the door. Within 2 weeks my shoulder became frozen. I could not raise it forward more than 5 inches from straight down....

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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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  • Hydrodilation Injection

    Have had frozen since October 2017, had treatments, still in pain 24/7. going for hydrodilation injection. Can anyone tell me does it HURT.  

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  • Frozen shoulder for past year - post Trigenics OAT procedure

    In March 2017 I went to gym after a lengthy hiatus and was doing pretty good, gradually increasing the weight levels. While doing overhead pull downs I felt a sharp pain in my left shoulder, so decided to lay off that exercise for a day or two. But when I tried it again I once more had the pain in my...

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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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  • 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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  • Calcific tendonitis and secondary frozen shoulder

    Hi, I was diagnosed with calcific tendonitis with ossifying calcification in mid-December 2017. The inflammation flared up several times and resulted in the end in a moderate secondary frozen shoulder. I've had surgery to remove the calcium and the bursa. The surgeon also performed a capsular release....

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  • Frozen shoulder and Fosomax could there be a link???

    I was diagnosed with osteoporosis a year ago snd have been taking Fosomax ever since.  In the last year since taking Fosomax I have also developed Ftozen Shoulder(adhesive capsulitis) I’ve been in a lot of discomfort, I did  PT for 4 months with very little progress,  I tried acupuncture...

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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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  • frozen sholder

    Hello, new to the group, have had frozen shoulder since October 2017  Have had the sreroid injection, which has helped with the movement of the arm, but still in pain 24/7. I excise arm several times a day, hot, cold treatments, you name it I have tried it.

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  • Please scratch my back

    Im lucky, my acupuncturist, Dan, diagnosed me will frozen shoulder in both shoulders mid Dec 2017 and thought I was in the freezing stage. He told me he thought he could get me to thawing stage and skip the frozen stage. So far so good thank God from what I've been reading. I'm just thankful...

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  • Helpful Tips

    Be patient. This is a LONG disease. Remember, adhesive capsulitis is a disease, not a syndrome or a condition; it has a beginning, middle and END. Wherever you are in the cycle, you're moving toward the END. – Educate yourself! There's lots of information on the internet about adhesive capsulitis,...

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  • Kirsch shoulder method

    Has anyone tried the Kirsch method. It revolves around hanging from a pull-up bar. It can be modified so you don't actually hang initially but by using a stool or small platform you can pull up off the stool to cause stretching of the shoulder. What happens with method is that the clearance in the...

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  • Frozen shoulder affecting whole wellbeing!

    I have been suffering with frozen shoulder since October after major surgery in July. I have received a lot of comfort from reading all the posts and realising there are other people out there going through such a debilitating problem.  I am still in daily pain and feel a long way off...

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  • MUA for frozen shoulder 2 1/2 months post op?

    After having terrible shoulder pain for several months I underwent a biceps tenodesis, scope, and bone spur removal the first week of January.  It went fine.  Spent one month in a sling.  Started to have bad pain about a week before the sling came off – and as it turns out it was because...

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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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  • Steroid injection for a suspected frozen shoulder

    Hi I've had really bad pain under and down my arm gradually getting worse from end of November, the shoulder hurts in some parts but the pain down my arm is unbearable at times, burning, stinging and tender to touch, the doctor thinks it's a frozen shoulder and is sending me for a steroid injection...

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  • Help!

    I have had fs for around 3 months & couldn't agree more the pain can be unbearable, however on Tuesday i had the injection & have been in constant pain since, my whole arm is in pain & just don't know where to put it for comfort,, has anyone else had this problem? Thank you 

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  • Frozen Shoulder, the pain!

    Hi all, I’ve just been diagnosed with FS. Been referred to physio although I can’t see what difference that will make. Have downloaded some exercises on line.  The pain when it’s bad is like nothing else I’ve ever experienced! what has everyone else done for pain relief? I’m taking codeine, paracetamol...

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  • Frozen shoulder

    I had surgery to repair torn rotator cuff and remove bone spur on my left shoulder on November 17 which was going on 18weeks this Friday. The surgeon would not give me anything for the pain at all since I had surgery, I have been to him several times since the surgery and all he has to tell me is that...

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  • hydrodilation booked

    Hi, I have hydrodilation booked in a few days.  How much pain should I expect?  I mean, i'm already in a great deal of pain, but will this get worse before it gets better?  Did it hurt to et done? (be honest!).  What was the recovery time like?

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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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  • 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 massages,...

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  • Frozen shoulder radiates to back and chest.....

    Hi, About a year ago more of less, I developed shoulder pain that got worse over time. I diagnosed myself with frozen shoulder due to my decreased range of movement. It's painful to take my shirt off and can't lift my arm up sideways. The pain however goes toward the back area of the shoulder...

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  • Frozen Shoulder, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome & edema

    howdy, I have had a tedious case of frozen shoulder for 6 months that is complicated by Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (had that for 23 yrs). I had a Scalene Block (intramuscular anesthetic injection in the neck) 2 weeks ago to release muscle spasms temporarily and allow me to do some PT. After the injection...

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  • Just been diagnosed with frozen shoulder

    I'm so happy to have found this forum!  I was just diagnosed with FS in my dominant shoulder at 45YO.  It began with having a shooting pain in the back of my shoulder when I would make certain movements with it and I had attributed it to pulling something playing tennis.  The shooting...

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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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  • It all started with upper arm pain

    Last June I noticed a tight feeling at the top of my left tricep/outside of armpit.  Within days it had become very painful to use my arm for dressing or moving behind me.  Within a few months after my shoulder became very painful when raising my arm and now it’s ruiningsleep as it hurts to...

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  • Frozen shoulder

    I'm looking at manipulation of my shoulder soon. Any idea how long I'd be out of work? Is the pain better after surgery?

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  • Frozen shoulder

    How long does this pain with FS last? It's terrible. Looking at manipulation soon. Had anyone had relief from that?

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