Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
Frozen Shoulder Risk Factors:
These are some of the risk factors for frozen shoulder
- Immobilization: Frozen shoulder can occur after the shoulder has been immobilized for a period of time due to injury, fracture, and/ or surgery.
- Diabetes: according to AAOS, frozen shoulder effects 10% to 20% of diabetic patients.
- Diseases such as Parkinson's disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and cardiac disease.
Frozen Shoulder Symptoms:
These are some of the symptoms of frozen shoulder
- Pain and stiffiness of the shoulder joints
- Limited shoulder joint range of motion
- Unable to reach back or perform overhead activities
Frozon Shoulder Treatment:
Our doctors use ASTR to relieve frozen shoulder pain and restore noraml motion
- ASTR Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR tools to release scar tissue and myofascial restriction, which are very common with frozen shoulder.
- Releasing muscle trigger points and hypertonicity: it is very common with frozen shoulder that the muscle starts to spasm or tighten as a protective mechanism. Using the ASTR maneuver, patients can experience relief from muscle hypertonicity.
- Special instructions on how to speed up the recovery time for frozen shoulder.
- Special exercise program to strengthen the weak muscles and stretch the tight muscles related to frozen shoulder.
- Cold Laser Therapy: cold laser is a very valuable tool that speeds up the healing process and decreases soft tissue inflammation very quickly.
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