Idiopathic adhesive capsulitis

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What is idiopathic adhesive capsulitis?

Adhesive capsulitis is a chronic fibrosing condition characterized by insidious and progressive severe restriction of both active and passive shoulder range of motion in the absence of a known intrinsic disorder of the shoulder.

Common symptoms reported by people with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for idiopathic adhesive capsulitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
57
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
11

Data from patients with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for idiopathic adhesive capsulitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
acid reflux
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for idiopathic adhesive capsulitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has idiopathic adhesive capsulitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 52 say idiopathic adhesive capsulitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 6
40s 27
50s 56
60s 33
70+ 11
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 13
40-49 years 31
50-59 years 19
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 36
Female 100

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 73
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from idiopathic adhesive capsulitis patients who have completed their condition history
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