Frozen shoulder also called adhesive capsulitis cause pain and stiffness in the shoulder overtime the shoulder becomes very hard to move.
In frozen shoulder, the shoulder capsule thickens and becomes tight. Stiff bands of the tissue – called acthesis develop. In many cases, there is less synovial fluid in the joint.
The hallmark sign of this condition is being unable to move your shoulder – either on your own or with the help of someone else. I develops, in three stages each last approximately for 3 months.
Freezing : In the freezing stage, you slowly have more and more pain. As the pain worsens, shoulder loses rouge of motion.
Frozen : This is phase of stiffness. Painfull symptoms may actually improve during this stage but the stiffness remains Daily activities may be very difficult.
Threwing : This is phase of resolution, Shoulder motion may improve during this stage. Complete return to normal or close to normal strength and motion typically takes 2 to 6 months.