Frozen shoulder (FS) is the more commonly known name for Adhesive Capsulitis (AC) which is the loss of movement or stiffness in the shoulder. Shoulder movements become very restricted as there is a scar like tissue formed in the shoulder joint leaving lesser room for movement. This restricted movement is also painful making functions. Generally, a frozen shoulder recovers on its own after a certain period of time which could span from 2-4 years. Rather than waiting for the effects to die down with time, you could opt for the various treatment available such as Kinesio Taping.
FS is a medical condition in which the connective tissue in your glenohumeral joint (ball socket joint of the shoulder) becomes inflamed causing chronic pain and stiffness. The condition is frustrating for patients because of its immensely slow recovery and restricted range of motion. The exact cause of the disease is yet unknown but a more commonly accepted theory is that it may have an autoimmune component, with body attacking healthy tissue in the capsule. FS is also associated with depression, pain and back and neck problems which are caused by the restricted movement. Sleeping at night can be a painful for patients with FS as the condition gets worse at night and during winters.