Recorded on: Tuesday 27th April 2021
Host: Dr Angela Cadogan

Frozen shoulder is a painful and common shoulder condition. Recent evidence has improved our understanding of pathoaetiology, natural history, risk factors and treatment outcomes and how this might influence our management of people with frozen shoulder. 

 Angela covers latest updates on frozen shoulder including:

  • Terminology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Natural history and prognosis
  • Treatment-based classification
  • Treatment interventions for the pain, and stiffness-predominant phases
  • Pain phenotypes in frozen shoulder
  • The timing and use of corticosteroid injections 
  • New insights into stretching and strengthening
  • How this might change our current practice

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Discuss current knowledge for the pathoaetiology and treatment of frozen shoulder
  • Apply clinical reasoning to your patients to help identify the most appropriate treatment strategies at different stages of the condition.
  • Understand the role, timing and doseage of physiotherapy interventions in the treatment of frozen shoulder including education, stretching, manual therapy and exercise. 

    Slide handouts and CPD certificates provided.

Study time: 1 hour



Love your presentations Angela. World class! Practical and informative with great summary of applicable info for everyday practice.

Clear and concise


Thankyou so much for your clear and concise communication. It makes learning so much easier.


Dr Angela Cadogan

Dip Phys, M.Sports Physio, Dip MT, PhD
Physiotherapy Specialist (Musculoskeletal).

Angela is a NZ registered Physiotherapy Specialist (Musculoskeletal) with a Ph.D in Musculoskeletal Diagnostics from AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand (2012) (shoulder sub-specialty). Based in Christchurch, she works as a clinical consultant in her own private practice specialising in the diagnosis and management of shoulder pain.

Angela also works in an Orthopaedic Triage and Assessment role (Shoulder Service) with the Canterbury District Health Board. Angela has an ongoing research interest in shoulder conditions, has many publications on the topic, has been an invited keynote speaker at many national and international shoulder conferences and is Associate Editor at JOSPT (Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy).

Angela has been teaching courses on the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of shoulder conditions for over 10 years and is passionate about upskilling other physiotherapists and improving capability of the physiotherapy workforce to meet the needs of the changing healthcare system. Angela is the director of Physio Academy. Learn more: