Diabetes complicated by frozen

Mention of diabetes complications, it is easy to think of diabetic nephropathy, diabetic foot, diabetic retinopathy, etc., few have heard it will affect the shoulder, resulting in frozen shoulder. In fact, frozen shoulder is diabetes, one of the alarm signal, for over 50 years of age especially in the elderly. If no injuries and other reasons, there side of the shoulder pain, have a high degree of vigilance, in the orthopedic treatment, according to Mo Ke before the blood sugar checks to ascertain whether caused by diabetes.

Epidemiological findings show that diabetes is a good risk group of frozen shoulder. According to experts, scholars, research shows that patients with type 1 diabetes prevalence of frozen shoulder about 10% of patients with type 2 diabetes, the prevalence of frozen shoulder up to 22.4%. This may be due to high blood sugar in people with diabetes easy to damage the small blood vessel walls, thus affecting the blood supply, causing local swelling due. The soft tissue lesions in the shoulder joint, especially the Ministry of shoulder wear and aging, and at the tendons and joint capsule, high blood sugar will increase the department’s inflammatory response, and induce a frozen shoulder.

The frozen shoulder for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, the primary problem is that patients should be strict control of blood glucose. In addition, the positive approach, combined treatment with acupuncture in patients with rehabilitation exercises, is an important means of healing the disease early. Such as the ear with his right hand behind the effort to touch the left ear from scratch. Mogao, the patient right side facing the wall or affixed to the wall standing, feet close together, on the upper limb move slowly along the wall, so that the fingertips make contact with the height, then slowly suffering from sagging shoulders. After the handle, put his hands in behind the left hand gently pull on the right wrist relaxed and slightly to the left to the left after the light mentioned above, this step is to restore the function of the shoulder joint inward rotation. Patients each exercise for 10-15 minutes, 3-5 times a day. To accelerate the functional recovery of the shoulder joint.

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