I had surgery 3 months ago to have calcium deposits removed and a bone shaved down to improve range of motion to a painful shoulder that I had injured sometime in the past. Month 2 of healing, things went downhill and now frozen shoulder. I can deal with it most of the time during the day but sleeping is unbearable .... I am in a bad pattern of no sleep, stressful days at work ( preschool teacher for 2&3 year olds) , and I'm a cranky wife! I was actually relieved to finally go to the Internet and see that I am not alone. I have never been on a discussion board like this before so I have 2 questions:
Why does it hurt so much when I lie down... Then feel better when I get up and walk around? ( if only I could sleep standing up- I do prop myself up quite a bit)
Any suggestions that have worked for you? I feel like if I get sleep, I will heal better.
I am on another chat room and I am doing 2 things different that have greatly improved my sleep; I got a body pillow. I finally get several hours at a clip of sleep which is such an improvement for me... And also I use cold heat cream. I too am now in my daughters room (who no longer lives with us) and I wait till then to use it because my husband can't stand the smell. It will clear your sinuses but more importantly it allows for improved blood flow in that area hence continued healing. Good luck.View Thread