Shoulder Pain Q & A
by Ram Parikh, D.C.
What causes shoulder pain?
The slightest shift in stability or alignment can result in debilitating pain in the joint, muscles, and tendons associated with the shoulder. Shoulder pain can vary, from pain that comes and goes during certain activities or motions to pain that persists no matter what you do.
The cause of shoulder pain can also vary. The majority of shoulder pain arises due to instability, fractures, arthritis, or inflammation of the tendons of the shoulder. Infections and nerve damage can also contribute to shoulder pain.
What are the different types of shoulder pain?
There are four common types of shoulder pain. Dr. Parikh will thoroughly assess your case to determine if you are suffering from one of these common conditions to determine what shoulder pain relief approach is most appropriate for your circumstances. The four types of shoulder pain generally seen in practice are arthritis, bursitis and tendonitis, frozen shoulder, and sprains/strains.
You should see a doctor for shoulder pain if you notice swelling, redness, tenderness, or warmth in the area. When you come to Discover Wellness Center for shoulder pain relief, Dr. Parikh will provide a safe and effective solution to the problem.
How can I get shoulder pain relief with chiropractic care?
Upon visiting his office, Dr. Parikh will collect your medical history and ask questions about your shoulder pain. He may also ask questions about your general health and lifestyle to get a better understanding of the possible causes and influences of your shoulder pain.
Chiropractic care has proven to provide lasting shoulder pain relief by addressing the root cause of inflammation and discomfort.Shoulder pain relief treatment may include adjustment of the neck and shoulder, Laser therapy, Nerve rehab and stretches and exercise. To prevent future problems in the joint, your chiropractor will educate you on proper body mechanics when lifting objects and conduct chiropractic adjustments to bring the spine back into alignment. We also use cold laser therapy to increase circulation, decrease pain and regrow cartilage. Trigenics can be used to lengthen and strengthen muscles.