Dr. Bradley Eyford Tacoma Chiropractor

Shoulder Pain Treatment

The shoulder joint is one of the most crucial joints of the body, so its pathology adversely affects life quality. Restricted shoulder and arm movement can make daily life activities quite challenging.

The pain may either be confined to the shoulder or radiate to the arm, neck and back. While painkillers provide immediate relief, the best treatment option is chiropractic adjustments for shoulder pain. Conditions that cause shoulder pain, like frozen shoulder, are also treated by Chiropractic help in Tacoma.

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SHOULDER PAIN DIAGNOSTICS

It is necessary to diagnose the cause of shoulder pain. A shoulder exam determines whether the pain is primary or secondary.

Primary pain arises because of some shoulder problems. It can radiate to the neck and back and lead to severe consequences. On the other hand, secondary pain is shoulder pain triggered by a problem somewhere else in the body.

Imaging tests like X-ray, CT Scan, and MRI provide for further diagnostic evaluation.

CHIROPRACTIC SHOULDER ADJUSTMENTS

Overextension and abduction of the shoulder can cause misalignment, resulting in inflammation, pain, and distress.  Chiropractic adjustments help restore the shoulders to their normal position. They are performed manually or with the help of specific instruments.

A pinched nerve also results in pain in the shoulder. Manipulating and mobilizing techniques fix it by releasing the pressure on the compressed nerve and alleviating pain.

TREATMENT FOR SHOULDER PAIN - POSTURAL SYNDROME

Postural syndrome is a painful condition where malpositioning and constant pressure on a particular part of the body result in inflammation, pain, and muscle spasm.

Chiropractic adjustments consisting of gently massaging and mobilizing techniques relieve muscle spasms, release nerve pressure, and treat the pain.

The Health Connection is the best chiropractic clinic that helps effectively treat shoulder pain.  We use our experience and knowledge to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. 

Contact us to book an appointment if you are experiencing shoulder pain.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT shoulder pain

Is a chiropractor good for shoulder pain?

The chiropractic treatment is beneficial for shoulder pain as it effectively manages the problems that are causing pain in the shoulder and surrounding areas.

Can chiropractic help with shoulder and arm pain?

Shoulder pain chiropractors effectively treat shoulder and arm pain. They help reduce symptoms and also treat the pathology that is aching the shoulders and arms.

Should I see a doctor or chiropractor for shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain should be reported to the chiropractor if it is associated with the following:

  • The increasing intensity with time.
  • The weakness of the hand.
  • Numbness and tingling sensations.

Can a chiropractor help a pinched nerve in my shoulder?

A chiropractor specializes in the treatment of all disorders that eventually cause pain, including pinched nerves. Chiropractic treatment is the safe non-medical, non-surgical therapy for releasing the pressure on the nerves. It works by adjusting the spine and using some other modalities to release pressure on the compressed nerves.