Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, to give it its correct medical term, is an invalidating, painful condition which affects the shoulder area. Patients often wonder, “what are the first signs of frozen shoulder”, when they begin having feelings of a “blocked” shoulder with limited movement and pain.
The AC joint (acromioclavicular joint) is at the top of the shoulder between the collarbone and shoulder blade.This is the joint that allows your arm to move over your head and across your body. It also supports your ability to pull, push and lift.
If you’re a baseball player, you probably know what the infamous Tommy John surgery is! Tommy John surgery, or TJS, is a procedure involving replacement of the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial elbow: usually with a tendon taken from the patient’s own body (or from a donor).