Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis or Periarthritis is a condition characterized by pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint.
The capsule of the shoulder joint inflammation and thickness restricts the movement of the head of the Humerus. The exact cause of the condition is not known yet.
Symptoms of the acute stage are usually pain associated with shoulder movements which develops with time into limitation of the joint and it might disturb sleeping. This condition interferes with almost all your Activities of Daily Living ADL ( i.e. dressing\ undressing, washing hair, overhead movements …. Etc).
The treatment of this condition takes time and some studies showed a spontaneous recovery in might take up to 3 years but physiotherapy helps to speed up the process.