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Frozen Shoulder | Adhesive Capsulitis - Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for a frozen shoulder?

An orthopedic doctor should be consulted for a frozen shoulder. Alternatively, a neuromusculoskeletal doctor or a doctor specializing in arthritis and joint pain will also provide expert medical support.
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2. What is menopausal frozen shoulder?

Dramatic changes in hormones increase the risk for a frozen shoulder. It has been found that women undergoing menopause are,,at an increased risk for a frozen shoulder.

3. What are the common hindrances that affect the quality of life in a patient with a frozen shoulder?

The common problems faced are:
  • An inability to reach overhead
  • Difficulty in sleeping through the night due to pain
  • Pain caused while sleeping on one side (the affected side)
  • Inability to reach your back Inability to reach for seat belts

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