Frozen shoulder

Can Fam Physician. 1993 Aug;39:1773-8.

Abstract

The frozen shoulder is a common cause of shoulder pain and disability. Most patients slowly improve over 12 to 24 months. Some have prolonged loss of movement, pain, and associated disability. Treatments include physiotherapy, corticosteroid injections, and manipulation. Clinical trials of these treatments have produced conflicting results.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / administration & dosage
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopy
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Family Practice
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intra-Articular
  • Manipulation, Orthopedic
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Periarthritis* / classification
  • Periarthritis* / diagnosis
  • Periarthritis* / physiopathology
  • Periarthritis* / therapy
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Prognosis
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Shoulder Joint*

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones