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Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive Capsulitis

USC Orthopaedic Surgery / Conditions / Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, describes the extremely painful condition in which the shoulder “freezes up” and loses its normal range of motion due to inflammation.

The condition can occur without warning but sometimes may be triggered by an injury. The symptoms begin with pain, followed by stiffness and loss of use. It can take two or more years for the pain to ease.

What are the signs and symptoms of adhesive capsulitis?

  • Sudden onset of pain
  • Loss of motion

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