Not Just Cold – Frozen.

Not to be confused with getting the ‘cold shoulder’, frozen shoulder is a painful condition which causes stiffness in the shoulder joint.  Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder involves thickening and inflammation of the capsule that surrounds the shoulder joint.

Here are a few points related to this condition:

– Shoulder capsule thickens and develops adhesions and inflammation
– Pain gradually increases and joint stiffens
– Loss of mobility – Actively and passively
– Most common for those aged 40-60, more often in women
– Not related to a specific activity or occupation – not linked with repetitive motion
– Can last for months or even years
– Exercises, anti-inflammatories, and laser therapy can help

If you are having trouble with your shoulder, come in and have it looked at today!Signature5

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