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Upper limb: Frozen shoulder (stiff shoulder/adhesive capsulitis)
What is this leaflet about?
You have been diagnosed with a frozen shoulder, also called stiff shoulder or adhesive capsulitis. This leaflet will explain what a frozen shoulder is, the signs and symptoms, and how it can be diagnosed. Although the exact method of treatment will differ from patient to patient, the most common treatments used by East Kent Hospitals and their likely outcomes are also covered here. It will also give you information about what you need to do through the process.
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Who produced this leaflet?
Trauma and Orthopaedics (T&O)