Frozen Shoulder Treatment in Maryland

Frozen Shoulder Treatment Columbia MD

Medical Name

The Condition

What is Frozen Shoulder

Pain and stiffness in the shoulder, usually from the capsule thickening in the shoulder joint. 

 There usually is significant reduction in the range of motion, with the worst motion usually raising the arm to the side (abduction). 

The etiology of adhesive capsulitis isn’t known, but immobility and having diabetes increases your chances of getting it.

Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Typical Treatment: Range of motion exercises, massage
This condition can be very difficult to treat, and requires a lot of time spent on each spot to try to release the area. We then will dry needle the muscles, and do specific exercises to increase flexibility and strength.