A frozen shoulder is the result of inflammation, scarring, thickening, and shrinkage of the capsule that surrounds the normal shoulder joint. It is also referred to as adhesive capsulitis, peri-arthritis. Any injury to the shoulder can lead to frozen shoulder, including tendinitis, bursitis, and rotator cuff injury. In the frozen stage of shoulder, support it from a simple strap. Care is needed during exercise. Long-term immobility of the shoulder joint can put people at risk to develop a frozen shoulder, causing severe frozen shoulder pain. Frozen shoulder exercises are recommended in the 'freezing and frozen stages' to keep the shoulder mobile to the possible extent. Frozen shoulder leads to immobility of shoulder joints with minimized range of motion. Daily life gets affected as shoulder joint allows us to perform activities with hands.
Starting frozen shoulder exercises immediately and staying consistent with your treatment program will help to prevent long term stiffness and decrease the pain in the joint.
The cause of frozen shoulder is not clear, but it probably involves an underlying inflammatory process. However, most people with frozen shoulder have suffered from immobility as a result of a recent injury or fracture but this is not always true. Cases occur for no apparent reason. Usually only one shoulder is affected, although in about one-third of cases, motion may be limited in both arms.
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