What Causes Frozen Shoulder?

    Tightening and thickening of the joint capsule.

    The causes of frozen shoulder are not fully understood. There is no clear connection to arm dominance or occupation.

    The bones, ligaments and tendons that make up your shoulder joint are encased in a capsule of connective tissue. Frozen shoulder occurs when there is tightening and thickening of the joint capsule, reducing range of motion and causing pain. 

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