Frozen shoulder is basically, limitation in active and passive range of motion of shoulder joint. There are three stages of frozen shoulder: Freezing- Characterized by intense pain even at rest and limitation of motion by 2 to 3 weeks after onset. Frozen- Characterized by pain only with movement, significant adhesions and limited shoulder motions with substitute motions in the scapula. Thawing- Characterized by no pain no synovitis but significant capsular restrictions from adhesions.
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