- Pain over shoulder
- Decrease movement of Shoulder
- Above head movement are painful or not possible at all
- Stiffness of shoulder joint
- Stiff Shoulder
- Night time pain in advance stage
- Patient find it difficult to comb his/her head, difficulty in getting dressed
Capsule in the shoulder joint which hold bone together are made up of ligament. When this capsule becomes inflamed, shoulder bones are unable to move freely. Most of the time there is no known cause found, however risk factor includes
- Shoulder injury
- Cervical disc disease in neck
- Shoulder surgery
- Any kind of surgery which required prolong bed rest
- Excessive strain on shoulder in patient with knee pain
Doctor usually decides by examining patient. X ray, sonography and MRI test are helpful to find out any cause. Mostly there is no cause found in such investigation except inflammation and some fluid collection in capsule.
Treatment usually starts with anti-inflammatory medicine and physical therapy. Shoulder mobilization therapy is useful in almost all cases. Many any of the patients respond well to such kind of treatment. It may take almost 4 to 8 weeks to get a good respond with medicine and physical therapy.
If pain does not improved with medicine and physiotherapy thenpain specialist can inject an anti-inflammatory drug inside the capsule. This ultimately reduces inflammation and fastens recovery. This injection helps patient in reducing pain as well as improving movement.
Doctor can inject a jelly kind of material inside a joint to get better results. Sometime doctor can do a force mobilization under general anesthesia. neck moving as normally as possible. Jelly Kind of Injection is what we prefer because it helps us to reduce inflammation inside the joint and give better results.
Patient will discharge after 10 to 20 minutes of procedure. Patient should take a rest for a day. He can resume an activity from next day. Patient needs to take a physical therapy as well as anti-inflammatory medicine for few days.
Keep your shoulder moving, do exercise particularly rotating and above head exercise. Rotate your arms in clockwise and anti-clockwise. Do strengthening exercise. Take medical attention in early phase of pain because advanced stages are more difficult to treat.
Patients with frozen shoulder are more prone to have other episodes of frozen shoulder in their life. To prevent reoccurrence of frozen shoulder patient needs to do regular exercise, keep shoulder moving and controlled diabetes and other disease which can contribute to frozen shoulder.
Live Well Hospital is known as experts in treatment of frozen shoulders in India. Our expert team based in Ahmedabad ensures that our doctors can take care of all kinds of cases related to frozen shoulders in the best way. We are amongst the best frozen shoulder treatment and pain management centres in Gujarat. Live Well Hospital is recognised for the best doctors and best pain specialists to handle all kinds of frozen shoulder cases in Gujarat. Dr. Hitesh Patel, the senior pain specialist and founder of Live Well Hospital assures all patients a better life guaranteed when treated at the renowned hospital, which is known as the leaders for pain management and pain free living in not just the city of Ahmedabad but the entire state of Gujarat and western India.