Adhesive Capsulitis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my adhesive capsulitis?
  • What is the best treatment option for me?
  • How long before I can expect relief from my symptoms?
  • Is it possible that my symptoms could return?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise? What kind of exercise should I do?


Adhesive Capsulitis: A Sticky Issue by LB Siegel, M.D., NJ Cohen, M.D., and EP Gall, M.D. (American Family Physician April 01, 1999,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 09/00