Great article about frozen shoulder. It is always recommended that you first try a good, well rounded frozen shoulder elimination program before surgery.
Overall, frozen shoulder affects about 20 percent of people with diabetes, compared with 5 percent of people without diabetes.
Other risk factors are gender and age. Women are more likely to develop frozen shoulder than men, and frozen shoulder occurs most frequently in people between the ages of 40 and 60. It usually affects only one shoulder at a time, and for reasons unknown, the non-dominant shoulder is affected most often.