Frozen shoulder can be quite painful and restrict your movement to make even the routine activities troublesome. Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. The condition restrains your motion. The tissues in your shoulder become thicker and also tighter. The shoulder joint hardly has any space to rotate and the patient feels a lot of pain. Apart from pain there will be swelling or stiffness which causes discomfort. Frozen shoulder mostly happens to people aged between 40 and 60 and they must visit a good hospital for frozen shoulder treatment in Ahmedabad.

The most common symptom of a frozen shoulder is stiffness and pain. Since you are unable to move your shoulder the stiffness increases with time passage and causes more frozen shoulder pain. Even routine tasks such as changing clothes or reaching out to an item placed on a high shelf become extremely difficult.

Causes of Frozen Shoulder

One of the most common causes of a frozen shoulder is injury of rotator cuff muscle, diabetes, hormonal imbalance and weak immune system. This could lead to joint inflammation. You must be aware that a prolonged lack of activity due to surgery, illness or injury can also lead to adhesions or inflammations.

Diagnosis and Treatment

If you feel any sort of stiffness in your shoulder, you must visit a pain specialist in Ahmedabad. The doctor might recommend an MRI scan to find out what the exact problem is. X-rays are also taken to find out if there is arthritis or other abnormalities.

The frozen should pain is treated in multiple ways. At times, a combination of multiple methods is suggested. Below are few of the ways to treat frozen shoulder pain.

  • Medication

Medication is provided to treat the pain and help decrease the shoulder pain. Aspirin, ibuprofen and sometimes a steroid injection is also provided.     

  • Interventional Pain Management

In pain management we usually treat patient according to his pathological finding in shoulder.

If patient has minor tear in supraspinetus or infraspinetus tendon then we do treatment with PRP therapy and Lithotripsy.

If patient has adhesive capsulitis then we can go for lubricant injection (visco supplement) in shoulder joint with suprascapular nerve pulse radiofrequency neuromodulation.

  • Physical therapy

Physical therapy is suggested by the best hospitals offering frozen shoulder treatment in Ahmedabad. Exercise regime to be followed at home is also recommended by the doctor. It may take you anywhere from few weeks to months to get recovered. Your doctor will explain your medical condition and the treatment accordingly.

  • Surgery

If medication, pain management & physiotherapy fails to cure frozen shoulder pain, then the doctor might suggest you to go for a arthroscopic shoulder surgery. These days shoulder surgery has become quite safe and convenient.  Therapy after the surgery is also suggested for quick recovery and results. Arthroscopic surgery is quite safe and doctors use it to cure frozen shoulder pain.

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