I am in your exact situation. I have had horrible pain and discomfort now for about 6 months and only sleep a couple of hours a night. The cortisone shot did not help at all and PT was a waste of time...it just gave me more pain. My doctor is very sympathetic and realizes how bad the pain is and perscribed me Norco. It is highly addictive so I have to be very careful and try not to take it every day but it is the only thing that has given me any relief at all. Frozen shoulder syndrome is worse at night so I only take one pill before bed every other night as to try to stave off any addiction. The medicine lasts for about 4-5 hours before it wears off and has helped me get some much needed sleep. I am all for trying to handle things with as little medication as possible but in this situation it is much needed and Norco has been wonderful. Unfortunately it does not do anything to heal frozen shoulder syndrome but it has been a life saver in dealing with the pain!View Thread
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