9.  Acupuncture for Frozen Shoulder

Video Transcript: Frozen shoulder is one of the spontaneous progressive inflammations in the shoulder where certain ligaments and tendons may be affected. To date, the causes of this disorder remain unclear, although it is considered as a degenerative disorder. Frozen shoulder is mostly seen in the middle-aged and the elderly. Thus it is also known as 50s shoulder. Once the patients has received effective acupuncture treatments at the pain stage, subsequent frozen symptoms may not occur. If the frozen symptoms have already occurred, timely acupuncture treatments still can facilitate the rehabilitation of the shoulder. Generally acupuncture especially electro acupuncture has excellent therapeutic effectiveness for this disorder. Of course proper physical exercise of the shoulder is required in conjunction with acupuncture therapy to attain optimal results quicker.

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