Other causes of shoulder stiffness

Harry Dominic Clitherow, Gregory I. Bain, Augustus D. Mazzocca

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    There are many possible causes of a stiff shoulder. In this chapter, the authors will discuss some of the secondary causes of shoulder stiffness. This includes factors such as neurological disorders, heterotopic ossification, calcification tendonitis, degenerative arthritis, generalized arthritis, and posttraumatic causes. Each of these factors has a different effect on the presentation and required management of shoulder stiffness.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationShoulder Stiffness Current Concepts and Concerns
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Number of pages23
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-662-46370-3
    ISBN (Print)978-3-662-46369-7
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


    • Shoulder stiffness
    • dysfunction
    • connective tissue
    • Stiff shoulder
    • Painful shoulder
    • Frozen shoulder

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