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Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is an inflammatory condition that causes connective tissues surrounding the shoulder joint to become thick and inflamed, causing stiffness and pain.
Over time, the pain and inflammation in the shoulder worsens, leading to increasingly severe pain which impacts the range of motion to the point where the joint becomes “frozen”. If you’re experiencing any pain in your shoulder joint, it’s important to seek medical advice as soon as possible so that you can either prevent a frozen shoulder or treat the condition if it has progressed in severity.
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