Frozen Shoulder: What is it and How to Treat it?
Firstly, a frozen shoulder is a painful problem that affects your shoulder joint and makes it hard to move your arm. If proper treatment is not taken, it can last for several months and can take up to two years to fully resolve. THE TREATMENT: It usually takes 3 stages to get better. The first stage is called the freezing stage, when you have pain and it worsens over time, especially at night. The second stage is the frozen stage when the pain gets better but the shoulder gets stiff. The last stage is called the thawing stage when you can move your arm better.
CAUSES: The frozen shoulder can be because of things like swelling, muscle problems, autoimmune issues, post-injury . To treat a frozen shoulder, you can take medicine, do physical therapy, or in severe cases, have surgery.
PHYSIOTHERAPY & THE ROLE : Physical therapy is a great way to treat frozen shoulders. It helps reduce pain, increase movement, and get you back to normal. At ABTP, we use the latest technology and proven methods to give you the best care. Our therapy is certified and tailored to your needs, using techniques like mobilization, stretching ,strengthening, taping and BIOMECHANICAL FEEDBACKS to address musculoskeletal concerns.
We also have particular therapy and best-in-class computer training to help you get better. Our experienced physiotherapists will help you manage pain and improve your life.
DIY REHAB: Indulge in home therapy home by doing exercises to help your frozen shoulder. These include:
1. Raising your arm while lying down 2. Raising them overhead while sitting
3. Rotating them in different ways You can also do exercises like a pendulum, wall climbing, and reaching to improve your range of motion.
CAREFUL CONCLUSIONS: If you are experiencing extreme symptoms of a frozen shoulder, it's important to see a professional physiotherapist at ABTP to get the best outcome. With the right combination of medicine, therapy, and home exercises, you can manage pain and regain the ability to move your arm restoring functional capacity.