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Posted by: marie | 2011/02/04

frozen shoulder

Is a shoulder capsulotomy sucessful or should it be treated conservatively?

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Frozen shoulder can be treated conservatively in most cases and only when really continuing for so long that the patient feels that she cannot bear it any longer should surgical intervention be considered. Just remember that if one waits long enough all cases of frozen shoulder improves.Do look at our website and you will find some interesting information: http://www.shoulderinstitute.co.za/frozen_shoulder_overview.php

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Posted by: marie | 2011/02/18

What about the synovitis and capsular thickening,will it just disappear - how come ithe frozen shoulder will just improve by itself?what about a intra-articular cortisone injection?

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Posted by: Orthopaedic Specialist Forum | 2011/02/05

Frozen shoulder can be treated conservatively in most cases and only when really continuing for so long that the patient feels that she cannot bear it any longer should surgical intervention be considered. Just remember that if one waits long enough all cases of frozen shoulder improves.Do look at our website and you will find some interesting information: http://www.shoulderinstitute.co.za/frozen_shoulder_overview.php

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