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Frozen shoulder

Pain, stiffness or limited mobility of shoulder is generally termed as frozen shoulder. Under this condition tissues around the joint stiffen along with formation of fibrous tissues. Frozen shoulder is more probable under the following circumstances:
  1. Age group 40 to 70 years
  2. Post surgery or injury
  3. Women (especially post menopause)
  4. Chronic diseases
A functional impairment of the shoulder joint can exhibit itself as the impingement syndrome. Physical examination of shoulder with limited mobility followed by X-ray helps in the diagnosis of frozen shoulder.
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