3 Main Reasons for Frozen Shoulder, How to Prevent It!!

If you’re having a constant frozen shoulder, which is when your shoulder is stiff and painful. Frozen shoulder is sometimes caused by previous injuries in the shoulder, dehydration and autoimmune diseases. People suffering from heart disease, stroke and diabetes are especially susceptible to this condition.

3 Main Reasons for Frozen Shoulder
1. Overdoing it at activities that require medial rotation of the arm.
2. Forceful overhead lifting while flexing the arm
3. Sudden stress placed on the shoulder muscles due to a humerus fracture or shoulder joint tear, or breaking a fall.
Once you have identified the problem to your frozen shoulder it’s time to fix it with these remedies.

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1. Get acupuncture.
Acupuncture can be one of the best ways to get rid of the pain; the pain is released by placing needles into the muscle getting relief right away. This is an effective way to get rid of the pain instantly.

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2. Adjust your posture.
The way you carry yourself during the day or the way you sleep at night might be the reason for the pain. If your body is slouching during the day because you work at a desk you might want to find a way to adjust your position. Even though it quite hard changing the way you sleep try it out a different position might make you feel a million time better when you wake up.

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3. Sleep with a pillow.
If you’re having a hard time sleeping at night because of the pain, if you sleep on one side try sleeping with an extra pillow, put the pillow between your elbow and the side of your body. If you’re the type of person that sleep on the pain-free side, put the pillow in front of you so that the painful arm can rest on it (pretend you’re hugging the pillow).

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4. Do the doorway stretch.
A final self-care technique for reducing subscapularis trigger points is the doorway stretch. Stand in a doorway and place both hands on either side of the door, at about shoulder height. Lean forward to give a nice passive stretch to the subscapularis.

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