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Identifying Early Signs and Symptoms of Adhesive Capsulitis by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 19 Oct 2009 10:02pm In my opinion, one of the most challenging disorders of the shoulder to properly diagnose during the early stages is adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder.  Let me explain that further – once a person has global tightness and loss of motion, this is a pretty easy diagnosis.  But I often wonder if some of our patients with “shoulder pain” ... Read on »
Tennis Player Beats Adhesive Capsulitis by Chris M. Posted Sat 11 Sep 2010 7:02am The following is an email testimonial we received from a medical professional who purchased the Rotater .  Don used the Rotater as a part of his physical therapy program to overcome adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Shoulder Injuries & Tennis “As an avid tennis player I had noticed stiffness in my shoulder for several years ... Read on »
Adventures in Physical Therapy: Or, “Hey! I Learned Something NEW!” by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Fri 07 May 2010 10:24am Had my third physical therapy session of the week earlier today.  I learned that my sore left shoulder isn’t just a sore left shoulder.  It’s called “frozen shoulder syndrome” or “ adhesive capsulitis. ” Frozen shoulder, also known as periarthritis or adhesive capsulitis, is a syndrome  consisting of spontaneous onset of pain and ... Read on »
Frozen Shoulder is Common “Froze... by Chris M. Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 10:20pm Frozen Shoulder is Common “Frozen shoulder” or adhesive capsulitis (the name you are most likely to hear a physician/surgeon use) is very common. In layman terms, this name simply describes a situation where there is a loss of the range of motion in the shoulder joint. This can result from: the development of scar tissue within the jo ... Read on »
If you're new here, you may want... by Chris M. Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 9:31am If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed so that you can stay up to date on the latest shoulder rehab devices, shoulder articles, shoulder training techniques and shoulder videos. “Frozen shoulder” or adhesive capsulitis (the name you are most likely to hear a physician/surgeon use) is very common. In layman terms, this ... Read on »
Joint Mobility: Reader Question Roundup by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 27 May 2010 9:00am I got a ton of feedback from my series on joint mobility . As comprehensive as I tried to be in my joint mobility series, I couldn’t possibly address every single malady a person might have. In the comment sections, readers discussed their own specific issues with joint mobility or joint pain, and while I hope my general recommendations for ove ... Read on »
Teri Hatcher Still Frustrated with Frozen Shoulder? by Chris M. Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 12:14pm Back in Oct. 2010 on the Jimmy Kimmel show , Teri Hatcher revealed she had a frozen shoulder.  As recently as this past May (2011), Teri is still having a difficult time as noted in this article – Teri Hatcher hits rock bottom with frozen shoulder . What is frozen shoulder? Sometimes it’s called adhesive capsulitis …. this video might h ... Read on »
What is a frozen shoulder? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 5:07am The medical term for a frozen shoulder is ‘Adhesive Capsulitis’ and affects up to one in 20 people in the UK. It is most common in women aged between 40–60 years, as well as people with previous shoulder injuries, diabetesA disorder caused by insufficient or absent production of the hor ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Frozen Shoulder by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 1:23pm Frozen shoulder results from the inflammatory process that causes the shoulder joint capsule to contract and thicken. Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, often includes a variety of conditions that cause pain and limit the range of motion of the shoulder joint and arm. Occurring mainly in middle-aged people with prior shoulder injuries, fr ... Read on »
Referred pain by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Updated July 2009 If you woke up with a pain in your shoulder , you'd probably think something was wrong with your shoulder, right? Maybe you slept on it the wrong way, maybe you're a weekend warrior who threw the football a few too many times. In most cases, your hunch is probably right. Pain in the shoulder usually indicates an injury or ... Read on »