Shoulder pain can have a number of different causes, ranging from an injury like a car accident, to a chronic problem like arthritis. Patients who experience shoulder pain may be surprised by the intensity and duration of the pain. The shoulder area is so essential for completing daily activities that it makes sense that the shoulder pain injury should be taken seriously and treated to avoid making your condition worse.
Chiropractors seek to diagnose and treat shoulder pain using gentle and drug-free methods. The goal with chiropractic care for shoulder pain is to assess the origin of the pain and improve the nerve flow to the area by aligning spine and shoulder girdle if necessary. This helps to improve bring the patient’s shoulder and spinal range of motion; bringing back full function while reducing and eliminating the pain caused by the injury.