Do you suffer Frozen Shoulder Syndrome Springfield? We have some information that may help you. Frozen shoulder syndrome or adhesive capsulitis happens from inflammation, scarring, thickening, and shrinkage of the capsule that surrounds the humeral head or the ball and socket joint. The range of motion in the joint is affected by frozen shoulder syndrome. There is even the ability for there to be no symptoms. Most movements are usually affected, but mostly raising the arm to the side.
Tendinitis, bursitis, and rotator cuff injury can lead to frozen shoulder, more so if a person does not move the shoulder for a long time. Other risks could be diabetes, chronic inflammatory arthritis, and chest or breast surgery.
If you come in for frozen shoulder syndrome Springfield treatment, we will usually diagnose it by following a review of the patient’s history for prior trauma that could have been caused by over reaching, lifting, or from repetitive movements. We will identify any loss of motion in the shoulder, active and passive. Blood tests, X-rays, and more may be required to make a final diagnosis for frozen shoulder.
There are a few treatment options for frozen shoulder syndrome. These all depend on the patient’s severity. Frozen shoulder syndrome Springfield could treat frozen shoulder syndrome with anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone injections, manual therapies (such as joint manipulation, mobilization, and traction), exercise training, ice (if painful), heat (if no pain), and physiotherapy modalities such as ultrasound, electric stimulation, laser, etc.
It is also necessary to keep up with exercises at home in. Here are some exercises to perform: pendulum-type exercises, long-axis traction (while sitting, grip the chair seat and lean to the opposite direction while relaxing the shoulder muscles to open up the ball-and-socket joint), and eventually strengthening exercises (TheraTube, TheraBand, light weights, etc.).
A recent study done on 50 patients with frozen shoulder syndrome. 20 males and 30 females ages 40-70 years old had chiropractic care for their frozen shoulder syndrome for a median of 28 days. Researchers looked at patient pain scales on a level of 1-10, and their ability to raise their arm sideways. Out of the 50 cases, 16 completely resolved, 25 showed 75%-90% improvement, 8 showed 50%-75% improvement, and 1 experienced less than 50% improvement.
If you have frozen shoulder syndrome Springfield, come in and see us for help and treatment.
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