Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is a condition of the shoulder joint that leads to pain and stiffness in the shoulder. It can take from 1-3 years to heal completely. Your shoulder is composed of three main bones. The humerus (upper arm), scapula (shoulder blade), clavicle (collar bone) and the surrounding tissue provide the arm its mobility and function. All of them form the shoulder capsule. With adhesive capsulitis the shoulder capsule becomes so thick and stiff that it is difficult to move it.
There are a number of conditions that can act in combination to cause frozen shoulder:
Frozen shoulder can be treated by treating the underlying cause of the frozen shoulder. Depending on the cause of frozen shoulder, one should approach the treatment options. There are a number of therapies and treatment options one can opt for to treat the pain and inflammation caused by frozen shoulder.
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Frozen Shoulder also known as shoulder contracture or adhesive capsulitis shoulder is a medical condition in which patients experience pain and stiffness of the shoulder which may worsen with time. In the most severe cases, a sufferer is unable to move their shoulder at all.
Frozen shoulder commonly a result of the thickening and inflammation of the flexible tissue that encapsulates the joint of the shoulder. Also causes include previous shoulder surgery or shoulder injury, health conditions such as a stroke or heart disease, diabetes or a condition called Dupuytrens contracture, where small lumps created by thickened tissue appear in the fingers and hands.
Recovery period after a frozen shoulder surgery vary from 6 weeks to three months.
The course of a frozen shoulder have three stages:
A shoulder support is a common treatment given to patients with frozen shoulder. Painkillers provide temporarily pain relief, whereas a support will ensure that the pressure and wear and tear on the area is minimized. Physiotherapy and gentle exercise may also be recommended in an effort to strengthen the shoulder and thus alleviate the pain.