A frozen shoulder is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain.  The pain from a frozen shoulder can be very severe.  The stiffness can be very severe too.  

Shoulder surgeons see patients with a frozen shoulder quite often in their office.  Most patients don’t understand why it happened to them and what they can do about it. Because the pain is so severe, most assume that surgery is needed. 

Video answers from experts about a frozen shoulder. 

Utilizing the Vidscrip video platform we have asked a number of shoulder experts to share their knowledge about frozen shoulders with you.  As you know, medicine is not always black and white. There are many different grey areas that exist with respect to the management of many conditions, including frozen shoulder.  By showing you the answers from many different experts you will start to notice slight differences in treatment recommendation, etc. 

In these video clips, experts from around the world will answer your most common questions about a frozen shoulder. 

Some of your most common frozen shoulder questions. 

  1. what is a frozen shoulder?
  2. why did I get a frozen shoulder?
  3. how can i treat a frozen shoulder?
  4. are there non-surgical methods to treat a frozen shoulder?
  5. are there surgical methods to manage a frozen shoulder? 

and much, much more. Watch these videos of experts discussing the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatments of a frozen shoulder. 

First up is Dr. Lennard Funk. He is a well-respected shoulder expert from the UK. He answers our top 10 questions about a frozen shoulder. Enjoy.  




Next up is Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley. Dr. Shipley is an expert shoulder surgeon from Portland, Oregon.  






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Howard J. Luks, MD

Howard J. Luks, MD

A Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Hawthorne, NY. Dr. Howard Luks specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. He has a very "social" patient centric approach and believes that the more you understand about your issue, the more informed your decisions will be. Ultimately your treatments and his recommendations will be based on proper communications, proper understanding, and shared decision-making principles – all geared to improve your quality of life.