When you have shoulder pain, the discomfort may prevent your from raising or moving your arm or participating in certain activities. Whether you have muscle pain in your shoulder or an acute injury, such as a rotator cuff tear, it is important to seek treatment to prevent further complications. At Athena Chiropractic in Wilmington, DE, our chiropractor, Dr. Karen Feeney, provides a variety of treatments to ease your discomfort and improve your overall health.
Symptoms of Shoulder Pain
Shoulder pain can feel sharp or dull, depending on the cause. Not only that, but the pain may also occur in addition to other symptoms, such as stiffness and swelling. The ache in the affected shoulder might can also become worse when moving your arm back or attempting to lift it. These symptoms can interfere with everyday tasks and activities, while also causing considerable discomfort.
Causes of Shoulder Pain
Acute injures and chronic conditions can cause shoulder pain. Some other causes of shoulder pain include:
- Sports injury
- Auto accident
- Rotor cuff tear
- Frozen shoulder
- Dislocated shoulder
- Shoulder separation
- Problems with your spine that cause pain to radiate to your shoulder
Chiropractic Treatment for Shoulder Pain
Chiropractic care can be effective in alleviating shoulder pain. Whether you have a sports injury, arthritis, or pain from overusing your shoulder, Dr. Feeney can determine the specific techniques to use that will offer the best results. Our chiropractor might perform adjustments in your shoulder joint to relieve inflammation and pressure on nerves. As a result, you will feel less pain in your muscles, tendons, and other structures in your shoulder. We will also utilize adjustments that help correct spinal alignment to ease your symptoms. Our practice offers other treatments for shoulder pain as well, such as sports rehabilitation and cold laser therapy.
Contact us for an Appointment Today!
If you are experiencing shoulder pain that is interfering with your daily activities and not subsiding, contact Athena Chiropractic in Wilmington at (302) 543-4227 today. We will examine your shoulder and create an individualized treatment plan that can help you heal. Our team looks forward to improving your health!