Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a disorder caused by the inflammation, scarring, and shrinking of the shoulder capsule. Any type of injury to the shoulder joint may lead to a frozen shoulder.

Symptoms

  • Aching shoulder pain
  • Limited movement of the joint
  • Pain, especially when sleeping on injured side

Treatment

  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Cortisone injections when necessary
  • Exercise program and therapy
  • Surgery for severe cases