Basic Summary for Frozen Shoulder


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Main name of condition: Frozen Shoulder
Other names or spellings: Adhesive Capsulitis


What is Frozen Shoulder?
  Brief description of Frozen Shoulder: Stiffness of the shoulder
  Parent types of Frozen Shoulder: Shoulder conditions
  Organs Affected by Frozen Shoulder: shoulder
Who gets Frozen Shoulder?
  Patient Profile for Frozen Shoulder: Mainly over 40's.
  Profile for Frozen Shoulder: The condition rarely appears in people under 40 years old.1
What causes Frozen Shoulder?
  Causes of Frozen Shoulder: see causes of Frozen Shoulder
  Risk factors for Frozen Shoulder: see risk factors for Frozen Shoulder
What are the symptoms of Frozen Shoulder?
  Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder: see symptoms of Frozen Shoulder
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Frozen Shoulder: see treatments for Frozen Shoulder

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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