Frozen Shoulder and Physiotherapy Singapore
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Frozen shoulder, medicalled termed as adhesive capsulitis, is a
shoulder capsule disorder, where the connective tissues around the
shoulder joint (the glenohumeral joint) becomes swollen, inflamed and
stiff, reducing its movement severely and leading to persistent pain.
It is very painful, and debilitating, frustrating patients and
caregivers because it is a condition that recovers slowly. The range of
motion for the shoulder is greatly limited, with ongoing persistent pain
that worsens at night and during colder temperatures. These combine to
make activities and life seem difficult and impossible. Sometimes, very
small movements or 'taps' by people or objects can lead to severe pain
and cramping that can last for more than a few minutes.
often starts first with a shoulder that is painful to move, and with
greatly diminished movement. Over time, the pain resolves (anything from
3 - 12 months) but the stiffness in the shoulder worsens. What happens
is that the pain goes away but the stiffness stays behind.
and hand therapy intervention often begin with pain relief first, and
as the pain relief improves, we will actively intervene for the problem
of limited mobility and stiffness. Early physiotherapy and hand therapy
intervention can usually reduce and prevent the full-blown onset of a
frozen shoulder. Treatment will be a mix of manual soft tissue
stretching, deep tissue massage, soft tissue release, coupled with a
very specific home program of exercise and movement therapy for our
patient to do between physiotherapy sessions.
exact cause is unknown, lasting anything from 3 months to 5 years or
more. Patients who suffer from this usually also suffer problems
sleeping because of the pain in the shoulder that increases at night, or
when it is cold, or when immobilized in a particular posture for
prolonged periods. This condition can also lead to back and neck
problems, depression and chronic pain; affecting work, life and
Where to next?
- Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
- Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
- See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat
- Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy Singapore Home Page from our frozen shoulder page
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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
- podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
- read more on our specializations here
All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.
The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at xx, thanks!