To work or not to work that is the question?

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I have been grappling with both my right (since May 2018) and left (March 2019) shoulders being frozen and have tried EVERYTHING suggested. Have suffered from the pain, lack of sleep, depression and inability to do what used to be easy, no-thinking normal everyday activities. I had been working through all of it even at rock bottom - but my doctors suggested that I stop work for a time to focus solely on my health - that was early October. Since then I have received an additional IR injection in each shoulders. Decision on surgery on the right will come in January after yet another round of PT. The question now is should i go back to work in my demanding, high stress job or wait until decision on surgery in known? I am sleeping better (average up to 5 hours a night instead of consistent 2.5 each night when I was working).

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    have you tried CBD oil? i had frozen shoulder in 2018 and i was in the same boat as you. my doctor however went against any type of surgery. he is kinda old fashion which i guess is a good thing😑 but after taking cbd for a month i was back to myself 🤗

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    Frozen shoulders are evil and debilitating. I think that by the tone of your message you might have answered the question yourself. Personally, i'm not sure how i worked and i now i was miserable. I think you should not go back to work. Would they let you do reduced hours? Would this help? On the positive side i'm sure that once you get the surgery done everything will calm down and improve. Best of luck.

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    From what I'm reading, you haven't had the surgery yet? How come? I thought frozen shoulder was due to having rotator cuff surgery and not moving?? Is there something I'm missing?

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