Wednesday 17 July 2019

Teri Hatcher has 'frozen shoulder'

Teri Hatcher stars in Desperate Housewives
Teri Hatcher stars in Desperate Housewives

Teri Hatcher has admitted she is suffering from a secret painful illness.

The actress has frozen shoulder, which affects the use of her left arm. It has got so bad she has trouble moving her limb and struggles with everyday tasks such as getting dressed.

“I've been struggling with this thing called frozen shoulder, which is a real condition which women get,” she told Extra. “It's basically left me pretty much not functioning with my left arm... I can't hook a bra anymore.”

The 46-year-old doesn’t let the condition rule her life though, and has special pain-killer injections to ease it. She wants to draw attention to the illness but isn’t looking for concern, as the rest of her health is good.

“I'm not asking for sympathy or anything, it could be much worse, but when you take away something like being able to pick up a bag... I really can't wait 'til it's gone so I can just exercise like crazy again, because I sort of miss it,” she explained.

Teri can currently be seen playing Susan Mayer on Desperate Housewives.

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