Rest or change in activities. The patient should take rest and also change the way he moves his arm to avoid provoking pain.Thermotherapy:
Moist heat may provide temporary relief. Heat is a better treatment for shoulder arthropathy and is good for warming up the joint before stretching.Cryotherapy:
The patient is recommended to apply ice to the shoulder for 20 to 30 minutes two or three times a day to reduce inflammation and ease pain. Ice therapy can be used once or several times a day if needed. It can be applied in a bag or as a pad that can be placed in the freezer and reused. The ice pack should be placed on the top, on the front, and on the back of the shoulder for 20-30 minutes at a time. If the pain wakes up the patient at night, then consider icing the shoulder before bed.TENS:
Transcutaneous electrical stimulations (TENS), are electrical stimulations that are applied through pads placed on the skin, to relieve pain.Hydrotherapy:
Water exercises are useful exercises that increase the range of motion by immersing the body in water and allowing weight-bearing muscles to relax, and during this process simple range of motion exercises are performed.Range of motion Exercises:
Physiotherapy exercises may improve the range of motion, strength, and function in your shoulder. Range-of-motion exercises keep the shoulder mobile. But if the range of motion is not affected, then the main aim is to prevent it from further deteriorating. Stretching Exercises:
Due to joint stiffness, the pain and the ability of the shoulder joint to be active may also worsen. Therefore, stretching exercise is recommended for two to three minutes every day, whether the patient has a loss of motion or not.Strengthening Exercises:
Strengthening the shoulder with arthritis is recommended if the exercises don’t cause more pain.If these exercises do not bother the shoulder, then they are perfectly fine to do.