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Ayurvedic Treatment for Frozen Shoulder

Ayurvedic Treatment for Frozen Shoulder: Natural, Effective & Safe Methods

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes severe shoulder pain and stiffness making it difficult to move the shoulder. Initially it starts with a shoulder pain that lasts for months and increases in severity with time. Ayurvedic treatments for frozen shoulder include therapies such as abhyangam, kizhi, pizhichil, nasyam, and basti.

What Causes Frozen Shoulder?

The bones of shoulder are held in place by ligaments that are covered by a capsule. The inflammation of capsule containing ligament tissues and shoulder bone is thought to be the main cause of frozen shoulder. An inflamed ligament further thickens and becomes stiff making it hard to move the shoulder. Apart from the inflammation of ligaments some more factors mentioned below can also cause frozen shoulder.
Causes of frozen shoulder include,

  • Inflammation of ligament holding shoulder bones
  • Injury to shoulder
  • Surgery that makes shoulder immobile for a long time
  • Conditions such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Parkinson’s disease, and cardiac disease
  • Overuse of shoulder joints
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What are the Common Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder develops over time with main symptom being pain and stiffness in shoulder region. People with frozen shoulder also report inability to move the shoulder.
Common symptoms of frozen shoulder,

  • Severe pain
  • Stiffness in shoulder region
  • Pain on moving the shoulder in initial stage
  • Restricted movement
  • Difficulty moving the shoulder in later stage
  • Hormonal changes especially in menopause
Get rid of pain with frozen shoulder with massage

Ayurvedic Treatment for Frozen Shoulder: Natural, Effective and Safe Methods

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes severe shoulder pain and stiffness making it difficult to move the shoulder. Initially it starts with a shoulder pain that lasts for months and increases in severity with time. Ayurvedic treatments for frozen shoulder include therapies such as abhyangam, kizhi, pizhichil, nasyam, and basti.

What causes Frozen Shoulder?

The bones of shoulder are held in place by ligaments that are covered by a capsule. The inflammation of capsule containing ligament tissues and shoulder bone is thought to be the main cause of frozen shoulder. An inflamed ligament further thickens and becomes stiff making it hard to move the shoulder. Apart from the inflammation of ligaments some more factors mentioned below can also cause frozen shoulder.
Causes of frozen shoulder include,

  • Inflammation of ligament holding shoulder bones
  • Injury to shoulder
  • Surgery that makes shoulder immobile for a long time
  • Conditions such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Parkinson’s disease, and cardiac disease
  • Overuse of shoulder joints
Looking for stiff shoulder pain treatment? Meet our experts!

What are the Common Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder develops over time with main symptom being pain and stiffness in shoulder region. People with frozen shoulder also report inability to move the shoulder.
Common symptoms of frozen shoulder,

  • Severe pain
  • Stiffness in shoulder region
  • Pain on moving the shoulder in initial stage
  • Restricted movement
  • Difficulty moving the shoulder in later stage
  • Hormonal changes especially in menopause
Get rid of pain with frozen shoulder with massage
Frozen shoulder cure and treatment

Ayurvedic treatment for frozen shoulder

Ayurveda correlates frozen shoulder to Apabahuka and considers it as a vata vyadhi. It mainly offers frozen shoulder massage to ease the stiffness and also some detoxification therapies to remove unwanted toxins and vata vitiation from the body. The stiff shoulder pain is thought to be caused by kapha dosha. According to Ayurveda frozen shoulder is caused due to an injury to the shoulder joint or vata aggravation in the body. The Ayurvedic treatments aim to reduce pain and reduce vata vitiation.

 List of Ayurvedic treatments for frozen shoulder

Abhyangam : A full body massage (Head to Toe) done with medicated herbal oils. It relieves pains and aches in shoulder joints by lubricating the same, improves blood circulation and channelizes nerve ending.

Pizhichil : Pizhichil is the squeezing of warm medicated oil onto the body of the patient from a piece of cloth that is periodically soaked in a vessel containing the medicated oil. Pizhichil literally means squeezing. It helps improve shoulder muscle tone and strengthen them thereby providing the much needed support.

Nasyam : It includes administration of medicated drugs or oils through nostrils. Medicated oils or powders stimulate the some vital centers of brain that reduce pain perception.

Greeva Basti : In Greeva Basti specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the neck and retained inside a well, created with black gram paste or whole wheat flour. It reduces pain and stiffness in neck and shoulder region.

Sneha Basti : Sneha Basti involves enema using medicated oil. It reduces vata vitiation and thus reduces pain.

Kashaya Basti : Kashaya Basti involves enema using medicated decoction. It reduces vata vitiation and thus reduces pain.

Effective frozen shoulder with massage with warm oils

Ayurvedic treatment for frozen shoulder

Ayurveda correlates frozen shoulder to Apabahuka and considers it as a vata vyadhi. It mainly offers frozen shoulder massage to ease the stiffness and also some detoxification therapies to remove unwanted toxins and vata vitiation from the body. The stiff shoulder pain is thought to be caused by kapha dosha. According to Ayurveda frozen shoulder is caused due to an injury to the shoulder joint or vata aggravation in the body. The Ayurvedic treatments aim to reduce pain and reduce vata vitiation.

List of Ayurvedic treatments for frozen shoulder

Abhyangam:

A full body massage (Head to Toe) done with medicated herbal oils. It relieves pains and aches in shoulder joints by lubricating the same, improves blood circulation and channelizes nerve ending.

Pizhichil:

Pizhichil is the squeezing of warm medicated oil onto the body of the patient from a piece of cloth that is periodically soaked in a vessel containing the medicated oil. Pizhichil literally means squeezing. It helps improve shoulder muscle tone and strengthen them thereby providing the much needed support.

Nasyam:

It includes administration of medicated drugs or oils through nostrils. Medicated oils or powders stimulate the some vital centers of brain that reduce pain perception.

Greeva Basti:

In Greeva Basti specially prepared warm herbal oil is poured over the neck and retained inside a well, created with black gram paste or whole wheat flour. It reduces pain and stiffness in neck and shoulder region.

Sneha Basti:

Sneha Basti involves enema using medicated oil. It reduces vata vitiation and thus reduces pain.

Kashaya Basti:

Kashaya Basti involves enema using medicated decoction. It reduces vata vitiation and thus reduces pain.

Effective frozen shoulder with massage with warm oils

List of our NuAyurvedic Clinics

Frozen Shoulder Treatment In Mumbai

Andheri (West – 4 Bungalows)

50, Prerana Bungalow, Janakidevi School Road, Mhada, Sardar Patel Nagar, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053 ( Monday closed )

: 022-65243388 / +91-9004243388

Andheri (West – Near Shoppers Stop)

1st floor, Kohli Villa-130, SV Road, Near Shoppers Stop, opp. to Raymond (Andheri West), Mumbai 400058 ( Monday closed )

: 022-40066614 / 08451964004

Kandivali (East)

Aangan Row House #4, Opp.Thakur College, Thakur Village, Kandivali(E), Mumbai – 400101 ( Monday closed )

: 022-28846611 / +91-9892455000

Kandivali (West)

Ground Floor, Vishwadeep Heights K. T. Soni Marg, Mahavir Nagar Kandivali (West), Mumbai – 400067 ( Monday closed )

: 022-28676701 / 022-65539399

Chembur

D-101 Jolly Apartments, Above Syndicate Bank, Opp. Ratna Super Market, Ghatla Road, Maitri Park, Chembur, Mumbai – 400071 ( Tuesday closed )

: 022-65243399 / +91-8450916688

Frozen Shoulder Treatment in Pune

Aundh 

1st Floor – Varsha Court, Near HDFC Bank, Anand Park Aundh, Pune – 411007 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110153 / 9619729103

Bhandarkar Road 

1st Floor – Pradyumna, Lane next to Bank of Baroda Off Bhandarkar Road, Pune – 411004 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110154 / 9619739103

Koregaon Park 

1st Floor, Power Point Opp. ‘Murphies’, Above Menchie’s, Pingale Chowk, Lane 6, Koregaon Park, Pune 411001 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110152 / 9619521163

Pimpri Chinchwad 

(Launching Soon)

2nd Floor – Chambers, Above Tanishq, Next to Keys Hotel,Near PCMC Office, Old Mumbai Pune Highway, Pimpri – 411018 ( Monday closed )

Frozen Shoulder Treatment in Delhi

South Delhi Extension 2

South Extension-2, Lower Ground Floor – M-3, Behind Kotak Mahindra Bank, Next to Ritu Kumar, South Ex II, New Delhi – 110049 ( Monday closed )

: 01149056131

Malviya Nagar (Shivalik)

Ground Floor, Next to ICICI Bank Shivalik Road,Malviya Nagar, New Delhi – 110017 ( Monday closed )

: 01164304094

Frozen Shoulder Treatment in Gurgaon

Super Mart 1 

1st Floor, Unit No C-12C, Super Mart 1, DLF City Phase-IV, Gurgaon (HARYANA) ( Monday closed )

: 01244236288

List of our NuAyurvedic Clinics

Andheri (West – 4 Bungalows)

50, Prerana Bungalow, Janakidevi School Road, Mhada, Sardar Patel Nagar, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053 ( Monday closed )

: 022-65243388 / +91-9004243388

Andheri (West – Near Shoppers Stop)

1st floor, Kohli Villa-130, SV Road, Near Shoppers Stop, opp. to Raymond (Andheri West), Mumbai 400058 ( Monday closed )

: 022-40066614 / 08451964004

Kandivali (East)

Aangan Row House #4, Opp.Thakur College, Thakur Village, Kandivali(E), Mumbai – 400101 ( Monday closed )

: 022-28846611 / +91-9892455000

Kandivali (West)

Ground Floor, Vishwadeep Heights K. T. Soni Marg, Mahavir Nagar Kandivali (West), Mumbai – 400067 ( Monday closed )

: 022-28676701 / 022-65539399

Chembur

D-101 Jolly Apartments, Above Syndicate Bank, Opp. Ratna Super Market, Ghatla Road, Maitri Park, Chembur, Mumbai – 400071 ( Tuesday closed )

: 022-65243399 / +91-8450916688

Aundh 

1st Floor – Varsha Court, Near HDFC Bank, Anand Park Aundh, Pune – 411007 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110153 / 9619729103

Bhandarkar Road 

1st Floor – Pradyumna, Lane next to Bank of Baroda Off Bhandarkar Road, Pune – 411004 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110154 / 9619739103

Koregaon Park 

1st Floor, Power Point Opp. ‘Murphies’, Above Menchie’s, Pingale Chowk, Lane 6, Koregaon Park, Pune 411001 ( Monday closed )

: 020-65110152 / 9619521163

Pimpri Chinchwad 

(Launching Soon)

2nd Floor – Chambers, Above Tanishq, Next to Keys Hotel,Near PCMC Office, Old Mumbai Pune Highway, Pimpri – 411018 ( Monday closed )

South Delhi Extension 2

South Extension-2, Lower Ground Floor – M-3, Behind Kotak Mahindra Bank, Next to Ritu Kumar, South Ex II, New Delhi – 110049 ( Monday closed )

: 01149056131

Malviya Nagar (Shivalik)

Ground Floor, Next to ICICI Bank Shivalik Road,Malviya Nagar, New Delhi – 110017 ( Monday closed )

: 01164304094

Super Mart 1 

1’st Floor, Unit No C – 12 C, Super Mart – 1, DLF City Phase-IV, Gurgaon (HARYANA) ( Monday closed )

: 01244236288

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