frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
Stiff or frozen shoulders are usually uncomfortable. Assuming that there is not significant arthritis or joint abnormalities, most stiff shoulders can be managed successfully by a simple exercise program conducted by the patient in the home.
Surgery can be performed after a lack of progress is confirmed after physical therapy and if there are residual symptoms of stiffness and pain
You should wear a sling when sleeping or in a crowded situation
You do not need a sling during the day if the arm is at the side
You may shower immediately, but do not submerge the dressing.
Do not take off the steri-strips
It takes 3 months for the soft tissues to heal
Wear a sling when you sleep