Frozen Shoulder

Effective solutions for frozen shoulder

There are many effective and natural treatments for frozen shoulder. Give our office a call today (425) 686-4498 to learn how we can help!

Frozen Shoulder Definition:

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:

Acupuncture for pain management


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.

Acupuncture is just one of our treatments that we may recommend. Studies show that acupuncture can help to reduce pain and inflammation, improve nerve pain, and restore function.

Give our office a call today (425) 368-3290 to set-up your initial consultation to learn how we can help!

Acupuncture for pain management

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. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon.