Frozen Shoulder

Effective solutions for frozen shoulder

There are many effective and natural treatments for frozen shoulder. Read below to learn more about frozen shoulder and how we can help.

Frozen Shoulder Definition:

A frozen shoulder is a condition that causes the shoulder to be stiff and unable to move easily. When people have a frozen shoulder, the tissue around the shoulder joint gets thick and tight. This causes decrease in range of motion and often pain and tension.

Frozen Shoulder Causes:

Symptoms might occur after injury, surgery, or repetitive use injury.

Frozen Shoulder Symptoms:

People with a frozen shoulder usually have a stiff and painful shoulder and trouble reaching overhead or around to their lower back. This pain may also affect sleep, energy, and contribute to other symptoms such as headaches, upper neck pain, and arm pain.

Frozen Shoulder Treatments:

At Starting Point, we specialize in the management and treatment of acute and chronic pain. What makes us different is our holistic approach to care and finding WHY you developed the pain in the first place, in addition to calming and treating symptoms. We offer many effective treatments including natural pain relief injections, acu-point injections, acupuncture, cupping, and nutrition therapy.

To schedule an appointment please give our office a call at (425) 686-4498.

Pain Relief Injections

Pain relief injections can help with a wide range of pain conditions such as frozen shoulder, neck pain, low back pain, and knee pain.


Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Most insurances accepted. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon. As the director of the nonprofit, The Pain Relief Project, she also offers sliding scale, low-cost care for those on Medicare or uninsured.