A frozen shoulder is painful and restricting. It's chronic muscle tension. Movement is limited which causes problems in washing and putting clothes on.
People often complain of shoulder joint and restricted range of movement and arm movements.
Keeping the area warm and applying heat to the should can give temporary relief to the frozen shoulder. Trying to keep the arm moving can help relieve the muscle tension and pain. Often however, it's too late to do this as it's painful to move the arm.
Acupuncture treatment is very effective for treating a frozen shoulder. As a frozen shoulder is a chronic problem, the person should have acupuncture treatment every 3-4 days.
With each session of acupuncture, it peels off layers of the tension allowing more movement and less pain. For long term relieve of frozen shoulder it's ideal to do exercises that loosen the shoulder, such as swimming or yoga.
Acupuncture for frozen shoulder
Watch this animated video below which explains how acupuncture is an effective treatment for shoulder problems.
Research has shown that acupuncture is able to prevent bone loss in shoulder probems.
Frozen shoulder in Twickenham, London
Dr (TCM) Attilio D'Alberto is a member of the British Acuuncture Council. He practices traditional acupuncture for frozen shoulder to reduce pain from his private clinic in Twickenham. To make an appointment, please book online, telephone or send an email.