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Frozen shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Adhesive Capsulitis

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis is a condition in the shoulder in which the shoulder becomes very stiff and difficult to move. This condition could develop after an injury or spontaneously.


It is possible to overcome this condition conservatively ( with therapy and medications. Treating frozen shoulder. Your provider may also recommend an injection if indicated.  Ultimately if symptoms persist, surgical options could be considered.


To discover some basic information regarding this condition:  Understanding frozen shoulder. (en Español)


For more specific information, please check with your provider.

Make an appointment here to discuss your specific problem further.


Source and for more information: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)



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