Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain Treatment & Relief in Dowagiac

Dealing with Shoulder Pain issues?

We don’t think much about our shoulders until they start to give us pain. Then we realize that we are constantly using our shoulders to lift and extend our arms, to carry, wave, and perform numerous other motions and tasks. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and as a result it is subject to a wide range of injuries and conditions.

Shoulder problems that go unchecked can lead to lifelong, debilitating issues. In order to properly treat the shoulder joint and achieve long-term relief it is important to identify the cause of shoulder pain.

Find The Root Cause

Get to the bottom of what’s causing your shoulder pain so we can build a plan to get you feeling great again.

Custom Care Plan

We’ll help build you a plan of action to get your pain under control and getting you and your body feeling 100%.

Preventative Care

If needed, we’ll establish preventative measures to keep your problem from coming back so you can stay healthy.

Shoulder Pain: Treatment & Causes

Since the shoulder joint is used in the vast majority of activities that we engage in daily, all symptoms involving the shoulder should be monitored carefully and treated promptly to avoid the progression of the problem.

Do you have chronic shoulder pain?

Do you have chronic shoulder pain that you have been told you have to live with?

Have you tried everything?

Have you tried chiropractic, massage, injections, therapy, needle injections, and even surgery and have not had ANY results?

Do you think surgery is your only option?

Have you tried everything else and now have been told that shoulder surgery is your only option?

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Top Should Pain Treatment in Dowagiac

The causes of shoulder pain are seemingly endless, but let’s go over some of the more common causes for pain in the shoulder. Shoulder pain may be the result of conditions, such as:

  • Neck and upper back tightness
  • Spinal misalignment
  • Arthritis
  • Abnormal patterns of movement
  • Athletic injuries and automobile accidents

While a few of the items on this list may indicate localized swelling in the shoulder joint, more of them point to the spine as the probable source of pain. The nerves that control the shoulder originate in the spine. If the vertebrae around the neck and upper back are compressed or injured, the nerves that go to the shoulder will be irritated and cause pain. Even a minor spinal misalignment can interrupt communication between the nerves and the shoulder and a cascade of problems can begin. So, what appears as shoulder pain may actually be referred pain from the spinal column.

Symptoms of Shoulder Injury

Due to the wide range of causative factors, shoulder pain and abnormal motion in the joint may develop gradually or come on suddenly. Symptoms of a shoulder injury are occasionally very subtle, but even these can develop into major issues.

Symptoms indicating the need for an immediate evaluation of the shoulder complex include:

  • Shoulder pain that lasts for more than a week
  • Shoulder pain that goes away and then returns frequently
  • Difficulty raising your arm above your head
  • Trouble or pain when carrying objects
  • Pain in the shoulder joint that becomes more pronounced in the evening
  • Any visual signs of damage to the joint such as bruising or swelling
  • Unusual snapping or clicking sensations in the joint during movement

Chiropractic Treatment for Shoulder Pain in Dowagiac

Chiropractic care is a gentle and non-invasive alternative to medications and surgeries that provides fast and effective results. Dowagiac Chiropractors are trained to deal with issues in the spine and the shoulder complex that result in shoulder pain. In order to determine the cause of your shoulder pain, a chiropractic treatment begins with a thorough evaluation process, using information provided from your medical history, and advanced imaging techniques. Once a correct diagnosis is achieved it will then be used to develop an individualized treatment plan that will help ensure a fast recovery.

Call our team at Down to Earth Chiropractic & Rehabilitation today for help.

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