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21 Aug 2007

Frozen Shoulder
Could too much acid in you body cause a frozen shoulder? If not, what other causes could there be? This is the second frozen shoulder in the last 4 years, but on a different side.

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Linda
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Lind
No, a frozen shoulder is usually caused by a previous injury or a condition that forces you to be immobile for a while. Muscle strengthening exercise can help prevent this and I suggest you see a physiotherapist for some advice. Because of the immobilisation of the joint as it gets too stiff to move, calcium crystals may be deposited. A good orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in shoulder surgery can give you better advice on this.
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