Many adults between the ages of 40 and 60 years of age develop shoulder pain and stiffness and this will limit the shoulder’s ability to move.
The symptoms of frozen shoulder are shoulder pain and stiffness, resulting in a reduced range of shoulder motion. The tightness in the shoulder can make it difficult to do regular activities like getting dressed, combing your hair, or reaching across a table.
Aging- Majority of people has this condition is due to aging that causes joint capsule stick together.
Preexisting condition- Some people has preexisting conditions such as diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, and autoimmune diseases are also at an increased risk for this condition.
Injuries of shoulders- Pain and stiffness may begin after a shoulder injury, fracture, or surgery. It can also start if the shoulder is not being used normally.
When you begin your treatment, our physiotherapist a will give you tips on how to do your activities without putting extra strain on your shoulder.
On a first session, we may apply ice, and electrical stimulation to ease pain and improve healing of the tendon. Our therapy sessions will also apply electrical current, ultrasound, shock wave will help to reduce inflammation and restore range of motion. Our physiotherapist will also instruct you in exercises used to gradually stretch and strengthen the back and shoulder muscles.
When symptoms come from a particular sport or work activity, our physiotherapist will observe your style and motion with the activity. We may provide tips about how to perform the movement so your shoulder is protected. The goal of your treatment is to decrease inflammation and restore the range of motion of the shoulder as soon as possible.