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Demographic Factors Associated with Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis is commonly observed in patients during their fifth and sixth decades of life with an incidence of 2% to 5% in this age group, and a greater frequency in women than men. There is an increased occurrence in patients having suffered closed head injuries (as high as 25%), Parkinson disease (13%), autonomic disorders […]

Adhesive Capsulitis

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True shoulder stiffness is the loss of passive range of motion in the shoulder. Many patients who complain of stiffness do not have true shoulder stiffness. Rather, they have pain and inflammation, and because movement results in discomfort, they guard against painful movement and appear to have lost range of motion. Stiffness arising […]