How do I know if I have a frozen shoulder?

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I am wondering if I have a frozen shoulder, and how I can test this by myself?

Usicko Admin Answered question January 28, 2022

Good video from Mayo Clinic:

Usicko Admin Answered question January 28, 2022

Submitted by Dr. Noguchi (orthopedic surgeon)
It is impossible to answer this question because it is not so simple to diagnose.
If you have limited range of motion of the shoulder and if you have severe pain at night, you should go to a shoulder specialist.

One common frozen shoulder sign:

It is difficult to bring your hand behind you / reach behind you.
EG, when driving it is difficult to reach back behind the seat to get something without pain.

Pts often say it is difficult to put on a shirt, or difficult to reach up to get something from a high shelf without pain.

The pain is dull or sharp. The type of pain depends on the pt.

Usicko Admin Answered question December 11, 2021