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Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. Symptoms typically start steadily, worsen over time, and then resolve slowly within 1 to 3 years. Physical therapy is the primary treatment advised for frozen shoulder. It mostly affects people between 40 and 60 years old and is more common in women than in men. Also, people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing a frozen shoulder.
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Group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint and keep the head of your upper arm bone firmly inside the socket of the shoulder is called Rotator cuff. If one or more of the rotator cuff tendons gets injured or damaged, it leads to pain and reduced movement.
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The shoulder joint is the most flexible joint in our body. When your shoulder starts to feel pain, it hampers your everyday activities; from brushing hair to reaching up into the closet.
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