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Shoulder Joint is Frozen Evaluation
- Decreased range of motion in the shoulder
- Shoulder pain that is worse with movement
Usually, tests are not necessary to make the diagnosis of adhesive capsulitis.
Tests that may be used to evaluate adhesive capsulitis include:
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PubMed Shoulder Joint is Frozen References
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