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Trivia Lifestyle and Home Remedies

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Jeanh, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. Mga tsang nangyari na po ba sa inyo na di kayo makapag-*** o hirap kayong tanggalin yung hook ng ***? O, baka hindi na kayo nagsusuot ng *** kasi masakit ang balikat? Kung ganyan po ang problema niyo puntahan niyo po ako sa clinic. Teka po, puntahan niyo po ako pero hindi para ako mag-alis o maglagay ng *** niyo. Tutulungan ko po kayo gumaling yung frozen shoulder niyo. Pwede din ito mangyari sa mga tsong.
    Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time.
    Treatment for frozen shoulder involves stretching exercises and, sometimes, the injection of corticosteroids and numbing medications into the joint capsule. In a small percentage of cases, surgery may be needed to loosen the joint capsule so that it can move more freely.
    Frozen shoulder typically develops slowly, and in three stages. Each of these stages can last a number of months.
    1. Painful stage. During this stage, pain occurs with any movement of your shoulder, and your shoulder's range of motion starts to become limited.
    2. Frozen stage. Pain may begin to diminish during this stage. However, your shoulder becomes stiffer, and your range of motion decreases notably.
    3. Thawing stage. During the thawing stage, the range of motion in your shoulder begins to improve.
    For some people, the pain worsens at night, sometimes disrupting normal sleep patterns.
    The bones, ligaments and tendons that make up your shoulder joint are encased in a capsule of connective tissue. Frozen shoulder occurs when this capsule thickens and tightens around the shoulder joint, restricting its movement.
    Risk Factors
    Although the exact cause is unknown, certain factors may increase your risk of developing frozen shoulder.
    1. Age and ***
    People 40 and older are more likely to experience frozen shoulder. Most of the people who develop the condition are women.
    2. Immobility or reduced mobility
    People who have experienced prolonged immobility or reduced mobility of their shoulder are at higher risk of developing frozen shoulder. Immobility may be the result of many factors, including:
    ● Rotator cuff injury
    ● Broken arm
    ● Stroke
    ● Recovery from surgery
    ● Systemic diseases
    People who have certain medical problems appear to be predisposed to develop frozen shoulder. Examples include:
    ● Diabetes
    ● Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
    ● Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
    ● Cardiovascular disease
    ● Tuberculosis
    ● Parkinson's disease
    Treatments and Drugs
    Most frozen shoulder treatment involves controlling shoulder pain and preserving as much range of motion in the shoulder as possible.
    Over-the-counter pain relievers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, can help reduce pain and inflammation associated with frozen shoulder. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe stronger pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory drugs.
    A physical therapist can teach you stretching exercises to help maintain as much mobility in your shoulder as possible. Physical therapy and diathermy can be of great help. (Visit my clinic for evaluation and management.)
    Surgical and other procedures
    Most frozen shoulders get better on their own within 12 to 18 months. For persistent symptoms, your doctor may suggest:
    Steroid injections.
    Injecting corticosteroids into your shoulder joint may help decrease pain and improve shoulder mobility.
    Joint distension. Injecting sterile water into the joint capsule can help stretch the tissue and make it easier to move the joint.
    Shoulder manipulation. In this procedure, you receive a general anesthetic so you'll be unconscious and feel no pain. Then the doctor moves your shoulder joint in different directions, to help loosen the tightened tissue. Depending on the amount of force used, this procedure can cause bone fractures.
    Surgery. If nothing else has helped, you may be a candidate for surgery to remove scar tissue and adhesions from inside your shoulder joint. Doctors usually perform this surgery arthroscopically, with lighted, tubular instruments inserted through small incisions around your joint.
    Lifestyle and Home Remedies
    Continue to use the involved shoulder and extremity in as many daily life activities as possible within the limits of your pain and range-of-motion constraints. Applying heat or cold to your shoulder can help relieve pain.
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  2. Thanks for sharing :)
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