What are the goals of treatment for frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) (adhesive capsulitis)?

Updated: Nov 12, 2020
  • Author: Jefferson R Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: S Ashfaq Hasan, MD  more...
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The goals of treatment for frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) are to relieve pain and restore movement and shoulder function. FSS is self-limiting long-term outcomes are essentially the same, regardless of the treatment used. [41, 22]


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