Frozen Shoulder:

When there is pain, stiffness and loss of motion in your shoulder, it is referred to as frozen shoulder. Pain begins slowly until you cannot move your shoulder at all.


  • People who suffer from diabetes, thyroid disorders, heart disease and Parkinson's disease mostly suffer from frozen shoulder
  • It results from inflammation, thickening and shrinking of the capsule,  which surrounds the normal shoulder joint
  • Injury like tendinitis, bursitis can also lead to frozen shoulder
  • Long-term immobility of the shoulder is also one of the causes


  • Stiffness around shoulder
  • Inability to raise arm
  • Limited shoulder mobility
  • Radiating pain down the arm, usually a dull aching pain}
  • Difficulty in activities such as brushing hair, putting on clothes
  • Pain when trying to sleep on the affected shoulder

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