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Old 04-09-2015, 22:19   #11
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Knees may be harder in general because they are weight bearing joints. I'm taking a meditation/yoga class and I still can't bear weight on my shoulders despite many years, good BG control, and no other pain.

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I tried to fix the link, but it's one of those long 'google' search ones, and I can't find the actual pages from Dr. Bernstein's to get the true link. Jan? Can you help us out here - find a shorter link to that .pdf?

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As a physical therapist, I know frozen joints can be very painful to rehab. And because the shoulder is the most mobile joint complex of the body, it is the most complex to rehab. (But with a good manual therapist, it is possible!)

I know from experience that diabetic joints are more difficult to stretch out than non-diabetic joints, and glycosalization makes sense as at least part of the reason. In a frozen joint, collagen pastes the layers of the joint capsule together and the joint freezes, especially if there has been an injury or inflammation of any sort in the joint.. Glycosalization would make the collagen even stickier. Shoulder joint capsules are particularly likely to freeze (when exposed to the "right" conditions) because there is a "gluable" pouch formed when the arm is in the resting position close to the body.

Shoulders are the most common joint to freeze up, but any frozen joint is a PAIN.

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