Frozen Shoulder Treatments

Frozen shoulder is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness in the shoulder.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 7th August 2023

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Our orthopaedic consultant surgeons specialise in diagnosing and treating symptoms caused by frozen shoulder.

If you are concerned about severe or persistent pain caused by frozen shoulder you should speak to your GP. You can ask to see one of our orthopaedic consultant surgeons privately without any long delays.

What is Frozen Shoulder?

It is also known as adhesive capsulitis or shoulder contracture. The symptoms of frozen shoulder can make it difficult for you to work or perform everyday tasks such as driving, dressing or even sleeping.

What treatments are available for Frozen Shoulder?

There is a range of non-surgical and surgical treatments available for Frozen Shoulder, including:

The most suitable type of treatment for you will be discussed at your appointments with your surgeon.

Consultants who treat Frozen shoulder:

Want to be seen privately?

Whether you have medical insurance or decide to fund your care yourself, we deliver the very best of healthcare in a friendly and safe environment.

You will be offered an appointment at the earliest convenient date for you.

For information about booking an appointment you can contact us on 01744 746 425 or

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