Myths on Frozen Shoulder Best Frozen Shoulder Treatment In Bangalore

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Best Frozen Shoulder Treatment In Bangalore | Busting the myths of Frozen shoulder by Dr. Sushal Shanthakumar-Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Bangalore,Jayanagar For more info, visit: https://praxisorthocare.com/blog/frozen-shoulder-busting-the-myths/

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FROZEN SHOULDER ‘BUSTING THE MYTHS’ By - Dr. Sushal Shanthakumar - Orthopedic Surgeon www.praxisorthocare.com

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Topics to discuss FROZEN SHOULDER ‘BUSTING THE MYTHS’ What happens when someone gets a frozen shoulder? What are the symptoms one should look out for and when should one see a doctor? What are the causes of frozen shoulder? Who is more at risk of developing it? Etc., www.praxisorthocare.com

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1. What happens when someone gets a frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder: It is also known as Adhesive Capsulitis. It is a condition characterized by varying degrees of pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint.   shoulder get thicker and tighter leading to scar tissue. Doesn’t have enough space to rotate freely. www.praxisorthocare.com

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2. What are the symptoms one should look out for and when should one see a doctor? A person with a frozen shoulder will have a persistently painful and stiff shoulder joint. This may seriously interfere with his ability to do everyday tasks such as dress and bathe, or even work. Even when the pain starts to improve, the stiffness can be quite disabling. www.praxisorthocare.com

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3. What are the causes of frozen shoulder? The shoulder is the only joint that commonly freezes like this. Frozen shoulder occurs when this capsule thickens and tightens around the shoulder joint restricting its movement. The exact cause of the freezing remains a mystery till date. www.praxisorthocare.com

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4. Who is more at risk of developing it? It commonly affects middle-aged people between the ages of 40-60 especially women. People who wear a shoulder sling for prolonged periods following trivial trauma or surgery. Diabetics are at a higher risk with nearly 20% of them. Certain other medical conditions such as underactive Thyroid, Stroke, and Parkinson disease have known to cause frozen shoulder. www.praxisorthocare.com

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5. What are the treatment options? Physiotherapy- This is the most common mode of treatment. The goal is to stretch your shoulder joint and recover motion. Medications – Your treating doctor can prescribe medications to decrease pain and reduce inflammation in the joint. Surgery – If physical therapy doesn’t improve your condition, surgery is an option. Surgical options are to manipulate the shoulder and put it through a full range of motion under a general anesthetic to help break up any adhesions. www.praxisorthocare.com

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6. Can this condition be prevented? Regular stretching of the shoulder joint and strengthening of the muscles around your shoulder can greatly reduce the chances of developing a frozen shoulder in later life. www.praxisorthocare.com

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Tips to keep the frozen shoulder away : Dr. Sushal Shathakumar, Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Bangalore says, If you are desk-bound for several hours a day, take frequent breaks. This could be a short five-minute break for everyone and a half hours. Also, maintain a good posture. The head should be up and the shoulder slightly back. Including reliable sources of Vitamin D and friendly bacteria in your diet www.praxisorthocare.com

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7. Are there activities that people with a frozen shoulder should avoid? Frozen shoulder is not a repetitive strain /overuse injury, in fact as previously stated it is frequently brought on by a period of immobilization. There is no restriction of activities for a person with a frozen shoulder. www.praxisorthocare.com

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8. What happens when a frozen shoulder is left untreated? If untreated, The tissues in the shoulder can further tighten leading to varying degrees of permanent stiffness and residual disability in the shoulder joint. www.praxisorthocare.com 9. Are there any home remedies that help? Placing an ice pack on your shoulder for 15 minutes at a time several times per day can help to decrease pain.

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10. Is there anything else you’d like to add? Once thought to be a self-limiting condition, frozen shoulder is becoming a chronic and difficult condition to overcome with the current stress-induced urban lifestyle.  The key to unlocking this mystery is: early diagnosis & timely intervention by your doctor preferably a shoulder specialist. www.praxisorthocare.com

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