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Open Capsular Release for Adhesive Capsulitis

Open surgical release of the glenohumeral capsule was more commonly utilized to treat patients with severe and refractory adhesive capsulitis prior to the advancement of arthroscopic techniques to treat this difficult patient population. Although the peri-operative morbidity of this open approach to treatment is now accepted to be somewhat greater than its arthroscopic counterpart, use […]

Imaging Studies for Adhesive Capsulitis

The evaluation of a patient with adhesive capsulitis is not complete without an appropriate series of plain radiographs. True glenohumeral anterior-posterior views, along with axillary, scapular outlet and acromioclavicular views are considered necessary to exclude other shoulder girdle conditions which result in pain and stiffness. These films may often reveal osteopenia, but should not show […]

Post-Traumatic Shoulder Stiffness

SYMPTOMS

There is gradual onset of diffuse pain or ache, and stiffness in the shoulder after previous trauma or immobilisation. Physiotherapy, after manipulation under anaesthesia and arthroscopic release, improves the condition dramatically. Secondary problems in the neck and upper back are almost inevitable and must be addressed.

AETIOLOGY

This disorder has similar symptoms to frozen […]

Frozen Shoulder

SYMPTOMS

There is sudden or gradual onset of localised pain and stiffness in the shoulder, often in a middle-aged athlete, with no preceding trauma.

AETIOLOGY

Frozen shoulder is a capsulitis of unknown origin that makes the shoulder freeze because of a gradually shrinking capsule. The onset can be dramatic; the patient wakes up […]

Common Shoulder Disorders

• Rotator Cuff Tear and Tendinitis

• Shoulder Dislocation

• Adhesive capsulitis/ Frozen Shoulder

• Bursitis

Treatment

• Physiotherapy

• Shock wave therapy

• Anti-inflammatory Injection

• Arthroscopy

• Arthroscopic repair and acromioplasty

WHAT IS A ROTATOR CUFF TEAR?

The rotator cuff is the network of muscles and tendons that forms a […]

Shoulder Pain Due to Frozen Shoulder

WHAT IS SHOULDER PAIN DUE TO FROZEN SHOULDER?

Frozen shoulder is a disorder where the connective tissue surrounding the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder becomes inflamed and stiff and abnormal bands of tissue form restricting motion and causing chronic pain.

HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?

The joint becomes so tight and stiff that it is nearly […]

A Patient’s Guide to Adhesive Capsulitis

Introduction

Adhesive capsulitis, also called frozen shoulder, is a painful condition. It results in a severe loss of motion in the shoulder. It may follow an injury, or it may arise gradually with no injury or warning.

This guide will help you understand

what causes frozen shoulder what tests your doctor will do to diagnose […]

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