Frozen Shoulder FAQs
1- What happens in Frozen Shoulder?
Frozen shoulder is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain.
2- What is Frozen Shoulder?
In the frozen shoulder, the shoulder joint gets stiffed and restricts the movements of it completely or partially.
3- Other names of the frozen shoulder:
Adhesive Capsulitis and Periarthritis Shoulder
4- Causes of frozen shoulder:
It occurs when the scar tissue forms on the shoulder. It causes the capsule to get thicker and tighter, which reduces the overall movements. The movements become stiff and painful. A person having diabetes is more prone to the frozen shoulder.
5- Risk factors for the frozen shoulder:
If the person’s age is more than 40 years, he/she can develop a frozen shoulder. Gender also plays an important role, as females are more likely to suffer from frozen shoulder.
The initial symptoms would be the pain and stiffness in the shoulder. The symptoms gradually develop and get worse. Generally, the common symptoms are:
- Freezing or painful stage: Stiff shoulder with intense pain during movement.
- Frozen or adhesive stage: Shoulder gets more stiff, and pain gets more worsen.
- Thawing Stage: Slowing the movement begins to improve and less pain.
Dr. Lalit Modi is the knee, hip, and shoulder specialist orthopedic doctor in Jaipur. He has more than 10 years of experience and became the best Joint replacement and Arthroscopic surgeon in India.
Dr. Lalit Modi
MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 10+ Year Experience