Health Conditions:

Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) is a painful condition that involves stiffness, limited range of motion, and discomfort in the shoulder joint. For many it can be excruciatingly painful. The connective tissues surrounding the joint become stiff, while scar tissue forms and limits the arm’s functional abilities.

What causes Frozen Shoulder?

The causes of frozen shoulder include:

  • Injury
  • Prolonged immobilization
  • Overuse
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Over/Underactive Thyroid
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease

What are the symptoms of Frozen Shoulder?

Symptoms include:

  • persistent shoulder stiffness
  • persistent shoulder pain
  • limited range of motion

Treating and Diagnosing Frozen Shoulder

Thankfully, there are many treatment options for a frozen shoulder. They include medication, joint distention techniques, nerve block injections, as well as surgical procedures in extreme cases. During your consultation, we will examine your shoulder and discuss the right option for you.
You Don’t Have To Keep Suffering

You don’t realize how much you use your shoulder until you can no longer use it. Frozen shoulder syndrome can have a devastating effect on your day to day routine. The sooner you treat the condition, the sooner you get back to living a good life. Your shoulder’s health is in your control.

Our pain doctors can help you deal with the mobility issues caused by a frozen shoulder. Schedule an appointment with our pain specialists today.