Dealing with Shoulder Pain
Are you dealing with pain in your shoulder? The shoulder joint houses one of the sockets with the largest range of motion in the human body and consequently is at the mercy of an extensive list of ailments that can affect it. The possible sources of shoulder pain are nearly limitless, however, a significant portion of shoulder injuries are the result of neck and upper back issues, degradation at the shoulder joint, vigorous exercise, and auto injuries. As a result of the many different ways in which shoulder pain can develop, the symptoms can range from mild to debilitating. Since the shoulder joint is utilized in everyday tasks individuals, it is imperative to care for any shoulder injury promptly and effectively. Even seemingly harmless shoulder injuries should be treat by an experienced chiropractor in Portland to prevent the injury from becoming more serious.
Shoulder Pain in Portland
A few signs of a shoulder injury tend to be somewhat more conspicuous than the others. For this reason, all symptoms concerning the shoulder need to be tracked closely. Symptoms that warrant an examination of the shoulder are shoulder pain that lingers for a week or longer, intermittent shoulder pain, inability to lift hand above the shoulder, difficulty lifting objects, pain at the shoulder joint that increases in severity at night, some obvious indications of damage to the joint such as swelling or bruising, an odd sounds or clicks coming from the shoulder joint when moving.
The best therapy for shoulder pain relief depends largely on the cause of the pain. For that reason, obtaining a precise examination and understanding of your specific condition is key to a successful diagnosis and treatment plan. The chiropractic team at Hazelwood Healthcare is uniquely trained to assess and treat your shoulder pain. Our staff will utilize their clinical expertise to compose a comprehensive treatment plan that will help you find lasting relief.
Therapies for Shoulder Pain
The neck and upper spine are regions of the body that are chiefly responsible for supporting the shoulder joint. When the pathways between the nerves and these supporting muscles are cut off due to spinal misalignments, then a waterfall effect occurs. The result is the shoulder dealing with an increased load without sufficient support. While the body can handle overuse from time to time, its limits are eventually reached and injuries occur. If the shoulder pain remains after our spinal realignment therapy, the team at Hazelwood Healthcare has experience with a comprehensive range of therapies aimed at correcting the underlying issue. When the source of your pain is resolved, relief of your shoulder pain is inevitable.
Our chiropractic clinic has a variety of therapies that complement chiropractic care in order to relieve your shoulder pain effectively. If you have any questions about shoulder pain treatments or want to schedule a consultation, contact Hazelwood Healthcare in Portland today.
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