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Frozen shoulder

FROZEN SHOULDER (or ADHESIVE CAPSULITIS ) :

 Frozen shoulder is a condition which causes severe pain and stiffness in the shoulder.The exact cause is not known in most of the cases.It is more common in females and in people of the age group of 40-60 years.Diabetics are found to be at increased risk.In this condition, the ligaments and capsule surrounding the shoulder joint become inflamed and stuck to the underlying bones causing the pain and sometimes extreme stiffness of the joint.

SYMPTOMS;

  • Pain : - often aggravated at night

- pain may be felt to spread down the arm also

  • Stiffness – maybe of varying degrees

- patients,usually, have inability to lift their arm overhead or to wash their backs