Suffering from Shoulder Pain
Because the human shoulder complex is arguably the most mobile joint in the body, it is subject to a spectrum of injuries and conditions. The causes of shoulder pain are seemingly endless, but the most common reasons for that pain include neck and upper back problems, arthritis in the shoulder, abnormal motor patterns causing unnatural motion, athletic events, and auto accidents.
Shoulder Pain Solutions
There are a broad set of reasons that shoulder pain can happen, and it can come on gradually or quite suddenly. Sing the shoulder joint is used in the majority of daily activities, any injury in this area should be taken seriously and treated properly. Even minor injuries can render long- term consequences if not treated early enough.
Symptoms of shoulder injury can vary from person to person. Some symptoms that should be evaluated with urgency would be shoulder pain that last for longer than a week, or if shoulder pain comes and goes pretty frequently, pain or weakness when carrying objects, difficulty raising your arms over your head, shoulder pain that becomes more pronounced in the evenings, obvious signs of damage like bruising to the shoulder joint area, or if the shoulder joint pops or cracks during movement.
Of course, the treatment that is most effective is entirely dependent on the cause of the problem. That is why obtaining an accurate diagnosis is so important. Amarillo chiropractor, Dr. Kaci Roach will use information from your history, and advanced imaging to help determine the exact cause of your shoulder pain. She will create a personalized treatment plan based on that.
Shoulder Pain in Amarillo, TX
Chiropractic care has proven to be effective for most shoulder conditions. Part of your evaluation at Chiropractic + Recovery would include the spine with a concentration on the neck region. All of the muscles and structures that control the shoulder joint originate from the neck and upper back. If the communication coming from the nerves is interfered with due to a misalignment in the spine, problems cascade from there. Research has shown that many cases of shoulder pain are often referred pain from the neck.
If your shoulder pain persists after a misaligned vertebrae correction, Dr. Kaci Roach is experienced in providing adjustments to the shoulder complex. Sometimes, additional
therapies are necessary in conjunction with the chiropractic care to aid in recovery time.
Whether the pain originates from the spine or is caused by damage to the shoulder joint, an Amarillo chiropractor can provide effective, non-invasive, affordable treatment. Contact
Chiropractic + Recovery to see if your shoulder pain can benefit from chiropractic care.
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