Thaw Out Frozen Shoulder

A frozen shoulder can take frustratingly long to heal. Physicaltherapy is the key to full recovery.

Pain and stiffness in your shoulder that limits mobility can have several possible causes. One of them is a frozen shoulder, officially called adhesive capsulitis, a condition that most commonly affects women ages 40 to 65. My female patients often tell me they notice they have trouble doing their hair or fastening their bra because of pain and lost range of motion in their shoulder, says Cleveland Clinic physical therapist Kelly Kinsey, PT.
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