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Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition of the shoulder that is characterized by pain and limited range of motion of the shoulder joint. Symptoms usually begin gradually and worsen over time. If you did nothing at all, usually the issue will resolve in 1 to 3 years. But who has that much time to have limited ability with the shoulder.

What is the treatment for Frozen Shoulder

Treatment for frozen shoulder involves range-of-motion exercises that Dr. Gibson at RTP Chiropractic in Morrisville NC will prescribe for you. Spinal and shoulder adjustments have shown to help speed up the healing rate of adhesive capsulitis. Therapies such as electric muscle stimulation, kinesio tape, and graston technique have also shown to be beneficial in the recovery process.

It’s unusual for frozen shoulder to recur in the same shoulder, but some people can develop it in the opposite shoulder due to compensation and overuse.

Dr. Gibson at RTP Chiropractic in Morrisville NC is highly trained and skilled to diagnosis the underlying cause your frozen shoulder. He will develop treatment recommendations as well as home instructions to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. If you have any questions about the treatment options for these types of conditions, don’t hesitate to call the office at anytime.