11 Jan 2018

Update On Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is still very poorly understood. This condition, previously called adhesive capsulitis, does not appear to have a clear cause. The shoulder joint is surrounded by a loose capsule which allows a large range of movement enabling actions such as reaching behind the back or above the head. In frozen shoulder this capsule becomes inflamed […]

12 Aug 2014

Uncovering Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder (or adhesive capsulitis) is a chronic condition that causes thickening and contraction of the shoulder joint. Over time this causes restriction and pain in the shoulder. Typically this is a self-limiting condition and usually resolves over two and a half years. There are two types of frozen shoulder: Primary and Secondary. Primary (idiopathic) frozen […]

28 Dec 2011

Frozen Shoulder: A Sticky Situation

Many patients walk into Physiotherapy after being told that they have a “Frozen shoulder”, however they usually have no idea what this means, how it happened or how long it will stick around for.