Frozen shoulder is a very painful and debilitating condition of shoulder characterized by pain and severe stiffness. It occurs in patients more than 40 years of age. The fact is that shoulder pain affects one in five people at one time or another in their lives. Pain often starts with a small injury that gets worse but can sometimes come-on suddenly. Once established it impacts almost every aspect of your life; from dressing to sleeping, it can even cause depression. People with diabetes have increased risk of developing frozen shoulder.
WHAT CAUSES FROZEN SHOULDER?
Most patients with frozen shoulder are cured by Physiotherapy and very small percentage of patients may require intra articular injections or surgery. Physiotherapy treatment often involves wide range of treatment techniques for pain relief, restoration of mobility and muscle strength.