Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by severe pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint, which can make even simple tasks such as dressing or brushing your hair difficult to do. Studies have shown that frozen shoulder occurs in up to between 5- 20% of individuals over the age of 40 and is more common among women than men. However, there are now integrative approaches available that combine evidence-based treatments with holistic therapies such as neurofunctional acupuncture, dry needling, and regenerative medicine for improved outcomes.
Steroid injections are generally just a bad idea. Especially when it comes to joint pain. They might help in the short term for 3 months if you’re lucky but long term they lead to further arthritis, degeneration and the need for joint replacement. Cortisone injections are actually toxic to our cells – the dose given