Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint which begins gradually, worsens over time and then resolve, usually within one to three years. recovering from a medical condition or procedure that prevents the movements of the arm such as a stroke or a mastectomy, Diabetes increases the risk of developing frozen shoulder. There is a dull achy pain around the shoulder muscles which worsens at night making it difficult to sleep.
Frozen shoulder in Siddha medicine is Kumbavatham in which the shoulders and arms are affected with pain and difficulty in movements of the joints. kumbavatham is one of the 80 types of vatha diseases by siddhar yugi muni.