This case series of five patients with frozen shoulder demonstrates that active muscle guarding may be a major contributing factor to frozen shoulder.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to frozen shoulder?
An easy & effective self-care stretch for frozen shoulder is the “finger walk” on a wall. To warm the tissues, heat should be applied before stretching.
How do we treat frozen shoulder with manual therapy?
Manual therapy stretching and joint mobilization are two essential treatment modalities when working on a client with frozen shoulder.
Signs, symptoms, and assessment (diagnosis) of frozen shoulder
The most common sign of frozen shoulder is decreased GH joint range of motion. Most commonly affected motions are abduction, flexion, and lateral rotation.
What are the causes of frozen shoulder?
Frozen shoulder is a condition in which the glenohumeral joint loses mobility. The two stages are neurogenic frozen shoulder and adhesive capsulitis.