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How to release a frozen shoulder 2019-7-12

Frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) is one of the most common disorders in shoulder joint which causes pain and loss of normal range of motion in the shoulder. Signs and symptoms begin gradually and the condition tends to get worse with time if it's not treated.

The process may begins with an injury (such as a fracture) or inflammation of the soft tissues, typically due to overuse injuries such as bursitis or tendinitis of the rotator cuff.

In Chinese Medicine, the most common cause of frozen shoulder is due to the coldness blocked certain meridians in the shoulder region. It normally happens in people around 50 years old. This is why it is also called “Fifty shoulder”.

People who suffer from frozen shoulder is recommended to accept the treatment as soon as possible. At the meantime, Stretching exercises are also important for recovery. Acupuncture treatment is very effective in frozen shoulder. Both herbal medicine and acupuncture treatment are recommended in this condition.

Here are some cases from our clinic with acupuncture treatment. Most of the patients gained significant improvement after 30 minutes, one section, of acupuncture treatment.

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