Frozen shoulder is a surprisingly common disorder – estimates hold that something like one in fifty adults will contract this painful condition. Yet most people either fail to recognize the symptoms, or else misdiagnose the pain as something else.
This recent video follows one woman’s experience with frozen shoulder, from diagnosis through intensive therapy. Along the way, it makes the important point that therapy must be regular and long-lasting to truly relieve the symptoms:
When the capsule in your joint begins to swell from inflammation, the result is impeded motion and excruciating pain. That’s why it’s important to visit an orthopedist and get a full workup to determine the best course of care, and the most effective lifestyle changes available.
Contact the San Diego Orthopedic Surgery center for an evaluation today.