Frozen Joint Syndrome occurs as a result of injury, overuse or limited use of joints, as well as due to health ailments like stroke, diabetes or thyroid hormone imbalance. It causes pain and stiffness in the joints of the shoulder, hip or knee. The disease mostly affects people over 40 years, and especially women in the menopausal age. Frozen Joint Syndrome is generally diagnosed by a physical examination often followed by an X-ray or MRI scan for confirmation.
Frozen Joint Syndrome treatment includes medication, cold or hot compression, physical therapy, and exercise. Joint manipulation techniques, chiropractic massaging of the tense muscles around the frozen joint may be performed by your physiotherapist for relieving pain and stiffness. Stretching exercises using Oppo Progressive Resistance Band will improve flexibility and muscle strength. In severe cases, surgery might be required. Heat therapy products like hot and cold gel packs, heating pads, infrared massagers provide pain relief. Supports and braces for different joints allow you to perform normal daily activity and speeds up the recovery process. View assistive aids like easy grip cutlery and stationery items, grooming aids like beauty hairbrush and comb, Aktive reacher, uni-turner, free hand document holder etc. that make your daily living easier during the recovery period.