Blogs from August, 2022

person holding shoulder

The cause of frozen shoulder is usually unknown. However, it is more common in:

  1. Females compared to males
  2. Individuals aged 40 to 65, most commonly between 51 and 55
  3. Individuals recovering from mastectomy
  4. Following rotator cuff injury, fracture of the upper arm, stroke affecting the arm
  5. More common in certain pre-existing diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease
  6. Females who have had a previous episode in the other arm

Frozen Shoulder Part 3 will discuss the stages of frozen shoulder.

  1. Kelley MJ et al Shoulder pain and mobility deficits: Adhesive capsulitis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2013; 43(5):A1-A31.
  2. Physiopedia website available at: