Adhesive capsulitis causes pain in the shoulder and also known as “frozen shoulder”. Its name is itself explanatory that the shoulder joint becomes “freeze” or there is a loss of shoulder joint movements in all directions ( as we all know that shoulder joint is the most mobile joint). it is a painful condition.
The ball-and-socket joint of the shoulder is encapsulated by a group of ligaments known as the shoulder joint capsule. The inflammation or thickening or stiffening of this shoulder joint capsule is referred to as adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder.
In case your shoulder is not being used adequately, pain increases, the capsule thickens, and becomes hard. This makes the shoulder movement even more difficult or you can say the shoulder has frozen.
Frozen shoulder develops slowly, Its symptoms devises into three stages