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Have frozen shoulder. No swelling. Recommended crocin relief. Sufficient? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Proceed with your query
User:Have a slight frozen shoulder on the left side. Any exercise or medication to reduce the pain
Doctor:Have you been diagnosed with frozen shoulder?
User:no not diagnosed. but has pain while moving in certain direction or position
Doctor:If you haven't seen a doctor yet, may I know since when are you having this problem?
User:no i havent seen a doctor yet. this problem has been in existence for a few months
Doctor:Did you sustain any injury?
Doctor:Is there any swelling associated with the pain?
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:no dr there is no swelling or visible change.
Doctor:Pain in shoulder joint can be caused by multiple reasons.
Doctor:Joint inflammation, frozen joint, bursitis, referred pain and many other could be the cause of pain.
User:ok dr
Doctor:Without a detailed clinical examination and radiological test, it would be difficult to differentiate these conditions.
User:sure dr
Doctor:As such most of the above conditions respond to antiinflammatory drugs.
User:Heard the term from a dr when i went for a routine physical examination a few months back during the annual check-up
Doctor:Crocin pain relief and volini spray are oral and topical agents respectively.
User:ok dr
Doctor:Both these are antiinflammatory agents that can relive pain.
User:sure dr will try that before going for an exercise schedule for the same
Doctor:you can add warm compresses using hot water bags, herbal antiinflammatory agents like moov or other pain balms for additional benefits.
User:Ok Dr. Thank you very much for the advise.
Doctor:As far as exercise is concerned, exercising a painful joint can worsen unless it is performed under trained physiotherapist.
Doctor:I would suggest you to visit a nearby physiotherapy centre and perform the exercises under guidance.
User:ok dr.
User:Thank you very much
Doctor:If symptoms start to trouble more, I would encourage to visit an orthopedic and get Xrays of the affected joint.
Doctor:Hope this answers your query.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:yes dr.
User:No Dr. no more queries.
User:thank you very much
Doctor:You are most welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consultig me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Taking your leave, BYe
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