How Long Do You Take Pain Medications Shoulder Surgery?

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Adhesive capsulitis


Pain is treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) and steroid injections. Steroid injections plus physical therapy can improve your motion.

It can take a few weeks to see progress, but it may take as long as 6 - 9 months to have a complete recovery. The physical therapy is intense and needs to be done every day.

If nothing is done, the condition should get better by itself within 2 years with little loss of motion.

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