Frozen shoulder is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness of the shoulder. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis or shoulder contracture.
The symptoms tend to gradually get worse over a number of months or years. Typically, pain will be experiences in the shoulder, which can be severe, followed by increased stiffness.
The stiffness may affect your ability to carry out everyday activities and, in particularly severe cases, you may not be able to move your shoulder at all.
You may find it difficult to perform everyday tasks, such as bathing, dressing, driving or sleeping comfortably.