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Painful shoulder syndrome

Painful shoulder syndrome is the degenerative and inflammatory lesions of the soft tissues around the shoulder joint. The main clinical characteristic includes long term pain of the shoulder and movement disorder of the shoulder joint. The disease is more common for people over 50 and more common for women, , therefore it is also called “Fifty Shoulder”. It belongs to “shoulder paralysis” in Traditional Chinese Medicine, so it is also called “shoulder pain”, “frozen shoulder”, etc. The disease is closely related with chronic strain, shoulder wounds, endocrine disorders, combined invasion of wind, cold, and dampness and other factors, and mostly secondary to Supraspinatus tendinitis, biceps tendinitis and subacromial bursitis.