It is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint synonymous of this disease is adhesive capulitis. The disease begins to start within one to three years initially signs and symptoms are worsen but gradually resolved after some time.
Re-occurrence usually affect the opposite shoulder but rarely sometime affect the same shoulder.
It occurs in 3 stages each stage remains for a month.
- Freezing stage
- Frozen stage
- Thawing stage
Pain usually occur at night and may disturb the sleep.
The shoulder joint is tightened by the connective tissue capsule which holds the bones, ligament, and tendons to their place in the capsule. Frozen shoulder is a condition in which this capsule thickens around the shoulder and cause pain in movement. Some times it occur in diabetics patient but doctors are not sure about it’s exact cause.
The major cause of frozen shoulder is the immobilization of the shoulder joint if you experience any unexpected injury around the joint then ask you doctor about the exercise which will prevent this condition.
Your doctor perform the certain physical examination to check the mobility and range of movement around the shoulder joint to diagnose this condition. If you have pain during examination then your doctor may inject the anesthetic substance around the joint to check the passive and active movements.
Treatment included the option which controls the pain and preserves the mobility of the shoulder.
- Physical therapy helps to restore the movement
- Medications relieve the pain and inflammation
- Surgical and procedure also recommended in severe cases
Lifestyle and Home Remedies
You can also control the pain and movement at home by the following mention tips:
- Applying cold and hot pad at the affected area
- Physical therapy