Clinical Edge - Frozen shoulder part 3 - Treatment with Jo Gibson Clinical Edge - Frozen shoulder part 3 - Treatment with Jo Gibson

Frozen shoulder part 3 - Treatment with Jo Gibson

Frozen and stiff shoulder assessment & treatment online course with Jo Gibson

Improve your assessment and treatment of frozen and stiff shoulders now with Jo Gibson’s online course at

In Frozen shoulder part 1 you'll explore the causes of frozen shoulder, common myths and how to explain frozen shoulder to your patients. CLICK HERE to watch part 1 now.

In Frozen shoulder part 2 you'll discover how to accurately assess & diagnose frozen shoulder, even in the early stages. CLICK HERE to watch part 2 now.

Frozen shoulder part 3

How can you treat patients in the early stage of frozen shoulder, when pain can make it hard for patients to sleep, and severely limits their movement and day to day activities? Can you use early strengthening, stretches or injections to improve pain and recovery, or will it make things worse for your patients?

Explore the most effective, evidence-based treatments for early stage frozen shoulder in this video with Jo Gibson (Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist), and discover:

  • How to help improve patients' pain and sleep quality.
  • Why doctors avoid referring frozen shoulder patients for Physiotherapy/Physical therapy, and how to work with your local medical practitioners for the best results.
  • Whether “supervised neglect” is an effective treatment.
  • How levels of pain, irritability and stiffness help you choose the most appropriate treatment.
  • How to avoid exercises that increase patients' pain, and choose exercises that reduce pain instead.
  • How to provide effective, evidence-based treatment for early frozen shoulders, and what strengthening, stretching and education to include in your treatment program.
  • Whether exercises should be painful, cause a small amount of pain, or be completely pain free.
  • How to build strength, restore movement and return patients to activity when they won’t move their arm away from their side because of pain.
  • Whether intra-articular injection or hydrodilatation are effective, and when they should be used.
  • How to address psychosocial and metabolic factors that are contributing to patients' pain.
  • Expectations and realistic recovery timeframes for your frozen shoulder patients.
  • New & emerging treatments for frozen shoulder.

Register for the Frozen & stiff shoulder assessment and treatment online course with Jo Gibson now, and watch part 3 to design effective treatment programs for early stage frozen shoulder patients and improve your treatment results.