Frozen shoulder is the result of inflammation, scarring, thickening, and the contraction of the capsule around the normal shoulder joint. Any injury to the shoulder can lead to frozen shoulder, including tendinitis, bursitis, and rotator cuff injuries. Frozen shoulders occur more frequently in patients with diabetes, chronic inflammatory arthritis of the shoulder or chest after breast surgery. Prolonged immobility of the shoulder joint can put people at risk for developing a frozen shoulder.
Frozen shoulder is suggested during examination when the shoulder range of motion is significantly limited, with the patient or the examiner attempting the movement. Underlying diseases involving the shoulder can be diagnosed with the history, physical examination, blood tests, X-ray examination of the shoulder, arthrography. The tissues of the shoulder can also be evaluated with an MRI scan.
A frozen shoulder generally affects people over 40, more women than men, and it are also associated with overweight or have diabetes, but not necessarily. Whatever the reason, a frozen shoulder is one of the most disabling and long lasting shoulder disorders, as it severely restricts the range of motion of the affected shoulder, making daily activities normally assume an impossible task.
Ayurvedic Cure & Natural Treatments
1.Ghee and oil consumed in moderation with meals. Be very useful in lubricating joints and shoulder drying loss.
2.Eat warm and sweet only. Consume hot soups made with vegetables, lentils or meat with pinch of long pepper, ginger and black pepper.
3.You can even try acupuncture, which is basically a procedure for pain.
4.Black sesame seeds are very effective in providing pain relief. All you need to do is take a tablespoon of black sesame seeds and soak them in water. Let steep overnight and the next morning you can eat the seeds along with the water.
5.Heat block also considered to be one of the effective home remedies. It helps in making stiff joints and weak muscles and reduce pain. All you need to do is apply a warm compress on the affected area for fifteen minutes. Continue this process three to six times per day.
7. The area affected by shingles should be kept clean and dry.
8.The pain caused by shingles can be reduced by applying cool, wet compresses.
9.It is very necessary that the patient suffers from herpes to take plenty of rest.
10.Acupuncture is also very useful to overcome this problem of shingles.
11.The application of peppermint oil or geranium oil on the affected area regularly to reduce the problem of shingles.
Exercises Recommended for Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder exercises at home with two phases: phase stretching and regular daily exercise. The stretching step is most important in the process of relieving a frozen shoulder. The daily exercise program is the most important in the process of minimizing or preventing future occurrences of the disease.If you are doing stretching exercises, used the good arm as a "therapist arm". Stretching the affected arm correctly relies heavily on the use of the arm. Performing stretching exercises for frozen shoulder must be done by counting of 1 to100 to be more effective.
Exercises include raising the arm above the head when lying down, raise the arm above the head when sitting, raising the arm above the head with a pulley, rotating the arm at bedtime, turning the arm when standing, reaching, arm, behind the back, and reached through the front of the body.
If you want to stretch the muscles for more effectively of shoulder joint, remember to relax your arms so that the deep tissues are also extended. This will give you the best stretch in the shoulder. This routine must be repeated at least three times per day.
Ayurvedic Medicines for Shoulder Pain
The Ayurvedic treatment of frozen shoulder is aimed at treating the pain and stiffness and maintain mobility of the shoulder joint. Medicines like Triphala and Guggulu, can be used to reduce inflammation in the shoulder joint.Other medicines like Maha-Vat-Vidhwans-Ras, Vat-Gajankush Ras, Vish-Tinduk Vati-Dashmoolarishta, SARPAGANDHA (Rauwolfia serpentina), Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Tagar (Valeriana wallichii) and Khurásání ova (Hyoscyamus Niger) can be used to reduce joint pain.If there is Stiffness in the shoulder various capsule can be helpful drugs such as Trayodashang-Guggulu, Tapyadi Loh, Ekang Veer-Ras, Laxadi Guggulu, Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).