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Arthroscopic Treatment of the Stiff or Frozen Shoulder

  • Kevin L. Smith
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Abstract

Stiff or frozen shoulders are a relatively common problem in the general orthopedic practice. Unfortunately, they can pose a considerably frustrating condition for both the patient and the treating physician. Although reported to be self-limiting, frozen shoulders may take several years to “thaw.” Posttraumatic or postsurgical stiff shoulders may pose an even greater therapeutic challenge.

Keywords

Axillary Nerve Adhesive Capsulitis Freeze Shoulder Glenohumeral Ligament Stiff Shoulder 
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