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What is frozen shoulder ?
I am 45 yr old with bad shoulder pain esp at night and i cant reach overhead handles. ; my diabetes is poor controlled tried physio
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Only 2 options for u-either see an Orthopedic or search on Google.
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ur pain could also be due to some muscle which r still tight scapular muscles night pain could be due to overhead arm used at night while sleeping
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Hot Fomentation. Gentle Shoulder Stretching. Core Strengthening Exercises. Gentle Neck Exercises. Avoid sleeping on affected side.. Warm up and cool down is a must.
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Frozen shoulder is a very broad term to depict various problems in shoulder. Few of them are: impingement syndrome, rotator cuff problems, bursitis, adhesive capsulitis. you definitely need to control your diabetes. type of physio needed can vary according to the diagnosis and is not same in all frozen shoulders. an x ray and probably an mri scan of shoulder may be needed.
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consult an orthopedic who specialises in shoulder problems
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You are having the problem of frozen shoulder i.e. the stiffness and pain in the shoulder worst at night which makes you awake from sleep. the person is not able to move the arm at end range. to move the arm and behind/at your back as required in scratching, is painful. Overhead movements are painful, all the daily routine activities get affected.
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go for physitherapy..ultrasonic therapy for healing,IFT for muscle relaxation and wax therapy for reducing inflammation may required . take rest. then the exercises( stretching & strengthening) are to be done and very much important.
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At home..hot water fomentation+apply some pain killer gel+avoid side lying on painful shoulder.+no cold exposure+no jerks to the shoulder.
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In my opinion you need to control your diabetes 1st...and need to consult a general physician for that after that u need to go for long term physiotherapy sessions as it takes time to cure frozen shoulder in diabetic patients...in physiotherapy u need to do shoulder mobilisation and Tens / US / hot pack...
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Need to visit a general physician 1st
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Do not sleep on the affected side..take tab. Ultacet before bed time to avoid disturbed sleep...
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Pls control your blood sugar first Continue gentle excs till then Rest treatment will be effective once you have controlled your blood sugar levels
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consult your diabetologist immediately
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Hi there I understand your concern...its a pain full shoulder joint problem...Operation is not only modality of treatment....The aim of treatment is to ease pain and stiffness; also, to keep the range of shoulder movement as good as possible...this can be achieved by pain killers and anti inflammatory agents...Physiotherapist they may try other pain-relieving techniques such as warm or cold temperature packs and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) machines...Consult nearest orthopedic surgeon they will do the needful.
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A stiff shoulder is a common one in diabetic , but considering your age it should not be so bad to move the shoulder . Night time pain need to be addressed the exact reason
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Have you been doing the joint mobility and muscle stretching and toning exercises
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Heating pad, Pendular exercise , scapular mobilisation and GH manipulation by an expert physio should solve your problem
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