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Chiro for shoulder pain

Chiro For Shoulder Pain - What is Shoulder Pain
Chiro For Shoulder Pain - What is Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain comes in different forms, from a nagging ache to an intense, mobility-limiting sensation. 

It can localise in your shoulder or radiate to the arm or neck, affecting your overall range of motion. 

Whether it’s due to overuse, strains, or more complex conditions, identifying the root cause is key to finding relief. 

We’re here to help you regain comfort and functionality, so you can get back to doing what you love. 

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take that crucial first step towards effective management and recovery from shoulder pain.

Symptoms of shoulder pain

Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Symptoms of Shoulder Pain
  • Persistent aching or dull pain: This is often localised in and around the shoulder joint, and may extend towards the neck or down the arm.
  • Sharp, intense pain: This might be experienced during certain movements or activities, suggesting potential damage or strain to the muscles or tendons.
  • Reduced range of motion: Difficulty or discomfort when moving the shoulder, lifting objects, or performing regular activities.
  • Stiffness: This could make it hard to move the shoulder and limit your daily activities.
  • Swelling and redness: An inflamed shoulder joint may appear swollen or red, indicating a potential injury or condition such as arthritis.
  • Weakness: Difficulty in lifting objects or performing activities
Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Symptoms of Shoulder Pain
Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Causes of Shoulder Pain

Common causes of shoulder pain

Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Causes of Shoulder Pain
  • Rotator cuff injuries: These are common among people who frequently perform overhead motions in their jobs or sports.
  • Frozen shoulder: This condition restricts movement in the shoulder and tends to gradually worsen over time.
  • Osteoarthritis: The most common form of arthritis, it occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time.
  • Tendonitis: This is an inflammation or irritation of the tendons, often caused by repetitive, minor impact on the affected area.
  • Bursitis: An inflammation of the bursae, the small fluid-filled sacs that cushion the bones in your shoulder joint.
  • Dislocated or fractured shoulder: Traumatic injuries can cause immediate, severe shoulder pain.

Preventing and managing shoulder pain

Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Preventing and Managing Shoulder Pain
  • Regular exercise: Strengthening the shoulder muscles and maintaining flexibility with regular exercise can help prevent many causes of shoulder pain.
  • Warm-up and cool-down: Always warm up before rigorous activity and allow your body to cool down afterwards to avoid straining the shoulder muscles.
  • Proper lifting techniques: Avoid lifting heavy items with just one arm or with a jerking motion.
  • Good posture: Maintain a good posture to prevent unnecessary strain on your shoulder muscles and joints.
  • Rest and recovery: Avoid overusing the shoulder joint and give it time to heal after an injury.
  • Physical therapy or chiropractic care: We can provide treatments designed to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and promote natural healing of the shoulder joint.
Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Preventing and Managing Shoulder Pain
Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care for shoulder pain

Chiro For Shoulder Pain - Chiropractic Care

By addressing the root cause, our chiropractors use spinal and shoulder joint adjustments to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and improve mobility, while facilitating the body’s natural healing process. 

Education plays a vital role, equipping you with knowledge about shoulder mechanics, injury prevention, and personalised strategies like exercises and posture advice. 

For chronic shoulder pain, our chiropractors create comprehensive treatment plans that incorporate physical treatments and lifestyle considerations. 

With the goal of empowering you to live pain-free with optimal shoulder health, chiro for shoulder pain is your path to a brighter future.

Get tailored chiropractic treatment for shoulder pain

If you’re living with shoulder pain, our experienced chiropractors can help find the root cause and help ease discomfort, increase mobility, and get you on the path to enjoying your everyday activities again.

Book an appointment today!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Chiropractic care can be effective for many types of shoulder pain, including muscle strains, joint dysfunction, tendonitis, and some types of shoulder impingement.

    Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of shoulder conditions and injuries, including rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, shoulder instability, and shoulder arthritis.

    The time to see results from chiropractic treatment for shoulder pain can vary depending on the individual and the underlying cause of the pain. Some patients may experience relief after just a few sessions, while others may require longer treatment plans.

    Chiropractic care may help alleviate shoulder pain and improve shoulder function, but it cannot replace the need for surgery in all cases. The decision for surgery should be made in consultation with a healthcare professional based on the specific condition and severity of the shoulder pain.

    Yes, there are specific exercises and stretches that can complement chiropractic care for shoulder pain. These exercises may include shoulder range-of-motion exercises, strengthening exercises for the shoulder muscles, and stretches to improve flexibility.

    The number of chiropractic sessions needed to treat shoulder pain can vary depending on factors such as the underlying condition, severity of pain, and individual response to treatment. It is best to consult with a chiropractor to determine a personalized treatment plan.

    Certain lifestyle changes and modifications can help prevent shoulder pain, such as maintaining good posture, practicing proper lifting techniques, avoiding repetitive overhead motions, and incorporating regular shoulder-strengthening exercises into your routine.

    Chiropractic care may provide relief for chronic shoulder pain by addressing underlying musculoskeletal imbalances, improving joint mobility, and reducing inflammation. However, the effectiveness of chiropractic care for chronic shoulder pain can vary among individuals, and a comprehensive approach may involve other treatment modalities as well.

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    At the Karrinyup Wellness Centre we have brought together a team of chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists, kinesiologists and a dietitian all dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health care. Every member of our team shares a common passion and drive: to help every person in their care to improve and reach their health and wellness potential naturally.

    Servicing the areas of Karrinyup, Carine, Doubleview, Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach, Gwelup, Marmion, Duncraig and surrounding northern suburb areas.

    168 Karrinyup Road Karrinyup WA 6018(08) 9341 3020

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