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I have SECONDARY adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Is it possible for my other shoulder to get this? I read that there's a 20-30% chance.

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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In brief: Many causes

Adhesive capsulitis can occur any time from many causes-diabetes; post surgical reaction; disuse,infection, etc.
So, yes, you can get it.One thing most people don't realize is that what is often diagnosed as 'adhesive capsulitis' is actually shoulder motion frozen by severe pain from inflammed nerves like the axillary & suprascapular nerves.Find someone familiar w/neuroprolotherapy to check it out.

In brief: Many causes

Adhesive capsulitis can occur any time from many causes-diabetes; post surgical reaction; disuse,infection, etc.
So, yes, you can get it.One thing most people don't realize is that what is often diagnosed as 'adhesive capsulitis' is actually shoulder motion frozen by severe pain from inflammed nerves like the axillary & suprascapular nerves.Find someone familiar w/neuroprolotherapy to check it out.
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