Evidence Based Physiotherapy Approach for Frozen Shoulder. Post III

Read previous posts here: Post I Post II  B) Second phase: adhesive, frozen, stiffness or transitional stage During this stage, there will be no worsening of pain but will be a significant progressive loss of ROM in a capsular pattern. Thus, the treatment protocol is more aggressive. Joint mobilization and […]

Evidence Based Physiotherapy Approach for Frozen Shoulder. Post II

Read Post I here:  Evidence-based physiotherapy approach for frozen shoulder. Post I   Therapist should be able to customize the rehabilitation program based on each individual symptoms and clinical stage of the frozen shoulder A) Initial Phase; acute, freezing or painful stage Since this is a painful stage any activities […]

Evidence Based Physiotherapy Approach for Frozen Shoulder. Post I

Frozen shoulder is a debilitating condition with a painful and significantly restricted range of motions of the shoulder joint. Clinically known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder can lead to disability generally lasting anywhere from 1 – 24 months (Page et al 2010). However, many patients may never fully recover from […]

Clinical Presentation of Adhesive Capsulitis

The shoulder joint is one of the most mobile joints with an extraordinary range of motion (ROM). Adhesive capsulitis is a benign, self-limiting musculoskeletal condition that has a disabling capability. Adhesive capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder causes pain and restriction of ROM of ≥ 25% in at least two […]

Rotator cuff injuries: clinical relevance of measurement of ROM

 Introduction Rotator cuff (RC) is a dynamic stabilizer of the glenohumeral joint. Repetitive micro or macro-trauma placed on these structures can cause various degrees of injuries or tears. Rotator cuff injuries are common in overhead throwing and contact athletes. Up to 7000 to 8000 deg/s of humeral angular velocities can be seen […]