Frozen shoulder Syndrome

What is frozen shoulder?
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within a 2 year period.
Risk of developing frozen shoulder increases if you've recently had have your arm in a sling for several weeks, or if you have had surgery in which your arm was immobilized in a specific position for a prolonged period.
Frozen shoulder Symptoms, Frozen shoulder Signs:-

(1) Shoulder pain is typically a dull ache.
(2) Simple tasks such as getting dressed, combing your hair and reaching over your head may become difficult.
(3) Frozen shoulder happens mostly to people aged in their 50's, 60's and 70's.
(4) Limited mobility to the affected area.

Frozen shoulder Syndrome Causes:-

Diabetes Mellitus is a common associated condition with frozen shoulder.
Heart or lung problems can be linked to the cause of your shoulder pain.
Other ailments that are sometimes associated with frozen shoulder syndrome are thyroid problems, high cholesterol and Parkinson’s disease.

Prevention of Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder can usually be diagnosed from signs and symptoms alone. But your doctor may suggest imaging tests such as X-rays or MRI to rule out other structural problems.
One of the most general causes of frozen shoulder is the immobility that may result during recovery from a shoulder injury, broken arm or a stroke. If you've had an injury that makes it difficult to move your shoulder, talk to your doctor about what exercises would be best to stretch the tough capsule around your shoulder joint.

Frozen shoulder Treatment, Home Natural Remedies:-

Shoulder massage is also a good way to start physical therapy for frozen shoulder as it increases the flow of blood and oxygen into the area. Physical therapy for frozen shoulder starts with reducing the pain and stiffness of the shoulder and increasing blood circulation through heat. In physical therapy for frozen shoulder, you will first perform weight and non-weight stretching exercises to improve the flexibility of your shoulder joint.