Frozen shoulder restricts the range of movement in the shoulder and can be very painful. It can be caused by injury or long periods of immobilization and can occur increasingly in people with diabetes, cardiac or thyroid issues. Treatment can include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), surgery, osteopathy massage, physiotherapy or heat compresses. Supplements such as glucosamine can help as well as myofascial release therapy and Prolotherapy.
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