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Frozen Shoulder (cont.)

Medical Treatment

As described above, the treatment of a frozen shoulder usually requires an aggressive combination of antiinflammatory medications, cortisone injection(s) into the shoulder, and physical therapy. Antiinflammatory medications include ibuprofen, naproxen (Naprosyn), diclofenac (Voltaren), and many others.

NSAIDs. Cortisone medications can be used briefly, either orally (prednisone or prednisolone) or injected into the joint (Depo-Medrol, Kenalog, Celestone).

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