If you are waiting for surgery, the delays caused by the pandemic may well have caused a worsening or your symptoms or deterioration of your condition. Unfortunately, there is now such a backlog of patients waiting for surgery that you may face further delays even though things are slowly starting to get back to normal.
A frozen shoulder – referred to as adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder – is when the shoulder becomes stiff and painful without any obvious cause. It normally affects only one shoulder, which can become so stiff and restricted that its movements are effectively ‘frozen’. The exact cause of frozen shoulder is not known. Experts believe…
If you are having radiology tests and treatments, you might be wondering how you will feel afterwards and whether you will be able to resume your everyday activities straight away.
A frozen shoulder can be extremely painful. It is caused by inflammation of the joint lining and/or restricted movement due to the formation of scar tissue. Read our mini-guide to shoulder Hydrodilatations, a treatment that can help ease the pain of a frozen shoulder.