By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)


Frozen shoulder is not serious but it can really affect your daily activities. The shoulder joint becomes painful. The movement becomes restricted. In majority of the cases, the cause is unknown. It can last for a few months till a few years. Usually it does eventually get better.

There are a few exercises that you can do to speed up the recovery for frozen shoulder.

The video below shows step-by-step guide on how to treat your frozen shoulder with exercises.


Dr Tony Setiobudi is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard), Singapore. He treats bone, joint, muscle and ligament problems in adults and children. He has a special interest in nerve compression and spine problems such as back & neck pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine tumor & infection, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis fracture, spinal stenosis and slipped disc.