302 – Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

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Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. The glenohumeral joint capsule slowly becomes thick and fibrotic (Green, 2006), causing the capsule to contract and eliminate the axillary pouch. An arthrography will show a decrease in capsular size (Magee, 2002). Frozen shoulder is poorly understood and has a gradual onset. It usually takes a year […]

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