Time for a new name for 'frozen shoulder'.

  title={Time for a new name for 'frozen shoulder'.},
  author={Timothy D Bunker},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={290 6477},
2004 was the 70th anniversary of the introduction by Codman of the term “frozen shoulder”. Perhaps, as Roy and colleagues (Roy et al 1982) have suggested, “the term frozen shoulder, which for too long has encouraged doctors to do as little as possible about this common and distressing condition, should be abolished”. Their view was shared by Neviaser, who argued that “the misnomer ‘frozen shoulder’ should be deleted from the medical literature”. (Neviaser 1980). For this reason frozen shoulder… CONTINUE READING

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