Acupuncture has a great effect on Shoulder pain including Frozen shoulder.
Common risk factors for frozen shoulder
Frozen shoulder, commonly affects women between 40-60 years old. Usually one sided.
1. Age above 40
2. 70% of people are women
3. Trauma or local surgery can lead to immobility and may cause stiffness
4. Diabetes: 10-20% of people develop frozen shoulder.
Acupuncture is VERY helpful!
Treatment depends on pain location and channel involved.
Try distal opposite side needling for acute phase. Local acupuncture is helpful for chronic and blood stagnation stages.
When cold is involved use Moxa on needle. Cupping in chronic stages can do miracles.