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"Frozen Shoulder" and Bikiing

Old 09-19-15, 09:27 AM
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I had frozen shoulder in my right shoulder about 4 years ago. It was distressing so I went through weekly physio appts throughout. It lasted about 18 months, after that I resumed completely normal range. Then I got frozen shoulder in my left shoulder, one year ago. This time,I went to the physio only three times and now do a short routine of daily shoulder exercises that loosen the joint. I am almost back to normal range; I expect to be back to full range in about 6 months or so.
In other words, in my experience, it takes about 18 months to recover from frozen shoulder with intensive with p/t and a year and a half to recover with a much more moderate approach.
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Old 09-19-15, 10:22 PM
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I have in the past torn the rotator cuff in both shoulders. If it's happened to
you, you'll know they take forever to heal. That & bursitis in my elbow led me
to build custom, shock absorbing grips. First I took heavy duty duct tape folded
in half, sticky side out, & wrapped it onto the bar. I then placed a 6" length
of foam pipe insulation over that, & snugly coiled heavy twine about the foam
Knotted in place, I then secured it further with an outside wrap of more heavy
duct tape. This probably won't work if you have small hands, but its a great
shock absorber for hands & arms on a long ride. I try to get some pics of the
process to give you a better idea of what I mean.

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Old 06-27-22, 03:21 AM
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I had a “frozen shoulder” not caused by surgery or any other know problem a few years back. Interestingly enough I was able to paddle a kayak at the time without it bothering my shoulder. Then I visited the hospital of frozen shoulder treatment uk for my treatment

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Old 09-29-22, 09:08 AM
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Physical therapy is best for a frozen shoulder. The bicycle doesn't work out much besides your legs. And that is only in a narrow and repetitive range of motion.

I suppose you could change the position your shoulder is frozen in! <grin>

Make a new thread for your question next time. Then answers, replies and jabs at others won't get confused.
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