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Best Frozen Shoulder Treatment, Curis 360 Physiotherapy

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

Frozen shoulder is a condition of the shoulder joint and it produces pain and stiffness of the joint. This condition is also called as adhesive capsulitis. Symptoms generally start with a light pain and if left untreated, condition gets worsen.

Shoulder joint is made up 3 bones and there are multiple muscles and ligaments work together to keep this joint stable and functional.

Symptoms : Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Freezing stage:

  • You develop a pain (sometimes severe) in your shoulder any time you move it.

  • It slowly gets worse over time and may hurt more at night.

  • This can last anywhere from 6 to 9 months.

  • You’re limited in how far you can move your shoulder.

Frozen stage: Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • Your pain might get better but your stiffness gets worse.

  • Moving your shoulder becomes more difficult and it becomes harder to get through daily activities.

  • This stage can last 4-12 months.

Thawing stage: Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • Your range of motion starts to go back to normal.

  • This can take anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.

Common symptoms: Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • Pain in the arm

  • Pain in the night

  • Pain while combing hair

  • Pain while wearing cloths

  • Difficulty in taking the hand backward

Common Causes: Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • Restriction of movement for any other medical condition

  • Over loaded pressure on the joint

  • Diabetes

  • Thyroid issues

  • Parkinson's

  • Tight muscles

  • Prolonged injury to rotator cuff muscles

Diagnosis : Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Meet your Doctor or a physiotherapist, they will do a physical examination and if required MRI may be suggested to check . Most of the time physical examination is more then enough.

Frozen Shoulder Treatment:

Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin or ibuprofen can help relieve the pain and inflammation .

Your treatment will also include going to a physical therapist to improve the movement and strength of the joint and it helps to get back to functional again.

If your symptoms are intense or don’t improve over time, your doctor might recommend other kinds of treatments, including:

  • A corticosteroid injection in your shoulder joint to reduce your pain. Which may have side side effect. It may reduce the pain and in turn help you to move but without exercise it still leaves the muscles weak.

  • Mobilization under anesthesia-Joint is mobilized forcefully by giving general anesthesia. By doing so Sometimes it may injure your surrounding soft tissues too.

Physical therapy in Frozen shoulder (Frozen Shoulder Treatment)

Physiotherapist will do a detail assessment of your joint and muscles. After coming into conclusion of the muscles effected a treatment plan will be done.

Physiotherapist will work towards:

Improving blood flow

Reducing pain

Improving the range of motion

Reduce the muscle stiffness

Improve the muscle strength

Make you fully functional.

We at Curis360 physiotherapy clinic helps you to recover from Frozen shoulder. We use electrotherapy, exercise therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue release (IASTM) and mobilization technique for Frozen Shoulder Treatment

For further details


Dr. Ponkhi Sharma (PT)

Curis360 physiotherapy clinic


Ph no-7899844360.

Frozen Shoulder Treatment, Curis 360 Physiotherapy
Frozen Shoulder Treatment, Curis 360 Physiotherapy

Ponkhi Sharma (PT)

Curis360 physiotherapy clinic


Ph no-7899844360.

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