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Health Warning: Dangers of Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder

Debra Murray

  An Incredibly Painful Condition    If you are feeling intense pain in the shoulder joint and muscles, you may have adhesive capsulitis. Most people refer to this medical condition as frozen shoulder because it is extremely difficult to move an arm. The condition is incredibly painful to deal with because it makes performing everyday tasks nearly impossible. Individuals are often unable to move the shoulder enough to dress themselves, prepare meals or drive an automobile. The discomfort in the frozen shoulder increases at night and in colder temperatures making it difficult for individuals to sleep. Occasionally, the muscles, ligaments and tendons...

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Dangers of Frozen Shoulder

Debra Murray

  Adhesive capsulitis causes pain, stiffness and limited movement in the shoulder joint. The tissues surrounding the joint become stiff, movement in the shoulder becomes painful and difficult and scar tissue forms. Most of the time, the condition occurs slowly, but then, it also goes away slowly over a period of several months or more.   The condition can develop whenever you stop using the joint due to an injury, pain or other chronic health condition. Any type of problem with the shoulder can lead to adhesive capsulitis if you don’t work on maintaining full movement in the joint.  ...

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Avoid Frozen Shoulder

Debra Murray

Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder is an immobilizing and painful condition attacking the shoulder joint and surrounding ligaments. As the name implies, this ailment essentially restricts all movement of the afflicted shoulder causing the joint, for all intents and purposes, to freeze. It more often assails females over the age of forty.   In a healthy shoulder, ligaments surround the joint and work to hold the shoulder bones together. When a person develops Frozen Shoulder, the joint capsule or protective covering becomes inflamed. This "Capsule-itis" results in painful swelling and leads to a stricture of the ligaments and acts as an adhesion...

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