Dr. Om Prakash Agarwal is the Best doctor for frozen shoulder treatment in Shaikpet, Hyderabad. With an experience of over 25 years in the field of bone-related science, he is the best in the field. He completed his MS (Ortho) postgraduate studies and training at MR Medical College in Gulbarga and also was a Senior Resident at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad.

Frozen shoulder treatment in Hyderabad

He has held several faculty posts from 1990 to 1994. He has been practicing at Smt. Bhagwan Devi Hospital in Hyderabad since 1994, specializing in joint replacement. Dr. Om Prakash Agrawal completed an AO Fellowship in Zurich, Switzerland, in Sep-Oct 2000. He has presented numerous papers at state- and national-level conferences, some of which have been published in medical journals.

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is a condition of the shoulders where the shoulder joint is affected. It usually begins with extreme pain in the shoulders and then leading to stiffness. It gets worse with time and then finally goes away one day.

Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Your shoulder is made up of three bones that form a ball-and-socket joint. They are your upper arm (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula), and collarbone. A tissue is present that surrounds the shoulder joint that gels everything together. This is called the shoulder capsule.

When a person suffers from a frozen shoulder, the capsule gets soo thick and tight that it gets tough to move. Scar tissue bands are formed. The liquid called Synovial fluid becomes less, which is important for keeping the joints lubricated.

What are the symptoms of the Frozen shoulder?

The main symptoms of frozen shoulder are the unbearable pain and stiffness in the shoulder which makes it very difficult to move.

The pain usually begins with a dull or achy pain. The shoulder muscle that wraps on the top of the arm also experiences pain. There might be a small sensation in the upper arm. The pain then worsens and causes extreme pain while sleeping.

There are 3 phases of frozen shoulders:

  1. Freezing stage
    • It gets worse and begins to hurt more slowly
    • Sharp pain in the shoulder every time you move it
    • Usually lasts for 6 to 9 months
    • Limited movement of the shoulder
  2. Frozen stage
    • The pain gets better but the stiffness gets worse
    • Usually lasts for 4-6 months
    • Shoulder movement gets difficult
    • Gets harder to do daily activities
  3. Thawing stage
    • The pain decreases
    • The stiffness decreases
    • Your shoulder becomes normal
    • Usually takes about 6 months to a year

What are the causes of frozen shoulder?

The exact cause for the frozen shoulder is not known. It happens more commonly in women than in men and occurs in the age group of 40-60 years of age.

It also happens when you suddenly do any kind of heavy physical activity like exercise and cardio.

The risk of a frozen shoulder increases if you are recovering from a stroke or a medical surgery, making it very difficult to move your hands without any pain or difficulty. Other medical conditions like Parkinson’s disease, heart disease or thyroid disease can also cause a frozen shoulder to its carrier.

How can you diagnose a frozen shoulder?

To diagnose a frozen shoulder, it is important that you consult an experienced doctor. Dr. Om Prakash Agrawal is considered as the Best Frozen shoulder specialist in Shaikpet, Hyderabad.

Usually, the doctor physically examines the movement of the shoulder by moving the hand to and fro. This is usually done in 2 parts- Active and passive.

During the active part, The patient moves the shoulder by themselves. In the passive part, the doctor moves the patient’s hand and notices the differences.

X-rays, Ultrasound, or MRI are done to rule out any other problems like arthritis or a torn rotator cuff that can also cause pain and limit how far it moves.

What is the treatment for a frozen shoulder?

Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or aspirin can help reduce the pain and inflammation in the shoulder. The treatment can also include going to the physiotherapist who can make you do some strengthening and stretching exercises.

Frozen Shoulder Treatment

If the pain just gets worse with time, the doctor might recommend some of these treatments. Such as:

Why choose us?

Bhagwan Devi Hospital is considered as the Best Frozen shoulder hospital in Hyderabad with world-class amenities and a well- qualified team of doctors.

We believe in providing quality services and in making our patients experience with us a good one.

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