frozen shoulder (shoulder stiffness)


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    Frozen shoulder----or adhesive capsulitis--reflects limited shoulder range of motion due to a contracted capsule, not secondary to arthritis or cuff pathology, by contrast. Diabetes is a common cause, but most causes are idiopathic. Usually a 3-6 month physical therapy program is successful at increasing range of motion, and in most...