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Frozen Shoulder: Stiffness and Pain of the Shoulder Joint

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A frozen shoulder is a condition that causes pain and limited motion of the shoulder joint. Finding the cause of a frozen shoulder can be difficult.

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, can often be caused by unknown reasons but certain individuals appear to have a higher chance of developing the condition. Frozen shoulder causes the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint to contract and develop scar tissue.

The causes for this condition are not commonly associated with injury, however, common factors in many people affected by the condition include: age and gender, endocrine disorders, shoulder trauma or surgery, and other systemic conditions.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.verywell.com

Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes restricted or limited mobility and pain in the shoulder joint. This condition causes the shoulder joint to become stiff and the capsule around the shoulder contracts. For more information on the subject matter, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.

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