Frozen Shoulder Causes And Solutions

Why does the problem of frozen shoulders occur? Know the reason and 5 ways to get rid of it

People often face pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Shoulder pain is usually caused by swelling or stiffness in the muscles and bones. But sometimes this pain can be due to a frozen shoulder or shoulder stiffness. People with frozen shoulders can experience mild to severe pain from the shoulder to the neck, in this condition people have trouble moving the bones of the shoulder. In the problem of frozen shoulders, your shoulder capsule becomes stiff. This gradually starts causing pain, after which it freezes your entire shoulder. This can make it difficult for you to perform normal activities throughout the day, such as driving and lifting weights. This pain starts slowly or suddenly and then jams the entire shoulder. For example, this pain can occur suddenly while driving or doing any household work.

But have you ever tried to know what causes the problem of stiffness in the shoulders or frozen shoulder? How to get rid of it? Awareness about frozen shoulders is important. Do not leave it untreated. Due to frozen shoulders, people have to face a lot of discomforts and have to face severe pain. To get rid of pain, people resort to painkillers. But, with the help of some home remedies, you can easily get rid of frozen shoulders. In this article, we are telling you the causes of frozen shoulders and 5 home remedies to get rid of them.

Causes of frozen shoulder

The specific cause of the problem of frozen shoulder is not yet clear, many factors can be responsible for this. This problem is seen more in women, as well as more in people with  the age group of 40-60 years. There can be several risk factors

  • If you are recovering from a medical condition
  • You have recently had surgery that makes it difficult for you to move your hands
  • Diabetes or high blood sugar problems
  • Other medical conditions such as heart disease, thyroid disease, Parkinson's disease
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Arm bone fracture
  • Shoulder jerk

Frozen shoulder home remedies

  • Practice yoga and do stretching exercises, but avoid doing weight-bearing exercises.
  • Massage the shoulders with warm oil. You have to massage well from the neck to the shoulder area.
  • Make warm compresses on the shoulder and the painful area. You can use a hot bottle or bag.
  • Avoid excessive physical activity, do light activities and give rest to the body.
  • Consume spices and herbs like turmeric, ginger, garlic, etc., which have anti-inflammatory properties, and provide relief in pain.

With the help of these measures, you can overcome the problem of shoulder pain and stiffness due to a frozen shoulder, but if the pain is not reducing or is getting worse, then contact the doctor immediately and get the right treatment. Do not take any kind of medicine without the doctor's advice.

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Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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