Other Causes of Shoulder Stiffness

  • Harry D. S. Clitherow
  • Gregory I. Bain
  • Augustus D. Mazzocca

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Stiff shoulder Frozen shoulder Painful shoulder 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry D. S. Clitherow
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gregory I. Bain
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Augustus D. Mazzocca
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics SurgeryUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumaRoyal Adelaide HospitalAdelaideAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryFlinders University of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumaFlinders HospitalAdelaideAustralia
  5. 5.Private PracticeNorth AdelaideAustralia
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUConn Musculoskeletal InstituteFarmingtonUSA

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