Frozen Hip Syndrome in West Bloomfield, MI

frozen hip syndrome

Similar to frozen shoulder, frozen hip syndrome is a rare condition that seriously affects the range of motion in your hip.Frozen hip syndrome commonly affects females’ ages 33-55 more than males. Doctors do not have an exact explanation for why frozen hip occurs, but there is some correlation between diabetes and hip trauma with its development.


Frozen hip syndrome is signified by a loss of motion and pain in the hip. During certain movements, the hip may freeze or stiffen for a period of time.

Movements that are affected by frozen hip syndrome include but are not limited to bending over, and difficulty sitting with your legs crossed.

Additional aspects of your life that may be affected by frozen hip include sleeping on your side, standing with an externally rotated hip, difficulty sitting for long periods of time, and an inability to perform physical activities. See one of our specialists to treat your frozen hip syndrome today to take back control.


Since frozen hip syndrome is rare, it may be hard to diagnose. Arthritis symptoms are commonly confused with frozen hip, and your doctor may need to do an MRI, CT scan, or x-ray to rule out the development of arthritis.

After diagnosis, Drs. Adam and Amanda Apfelblat will help bring you better health and a better way of life through chiropractic wellness care to alleviate your symptoms associated with frozen hip syndrome.


Gentle massage is one of the most beneficial treatments for frozen hip syndrome. It helps to relax the aggravated muscles and return some range of motion to the hips.

Chiropractic helps your nervous system for improved wellness and a better quality of life to ease your frozen hip syndrome pain. Why not let us help you by calling and making an appointment?