The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body, and, as such, is susceptible to a wide variety of injuries. Most people are not aware that chiropractic care can help with their shoulder pain. When the shoulder is injured, it can become difficult to carry out any of your daily tasks. If not dealt with the right way, shoulder injuries can often lead to neck pain, upper back pain, headaches, and numbness and tingling down the arm. It is important to get your shoulder evaluated to understand the extent of damage as soon as possible by a professional. This article by Potent Chiropractic will help you understand common causes and when to seek treatment for your shoulder issues.
There are many ways that people injure their shoulders. Here are some of the most common reasons people seek care in our office:
Because of the wide variety of ways that a shoulder can be injured, symptoms can show up in a variety of ways. Some symptoms are more severe than others, but all symptoms of shoulder injuries should be monitored carefully. It is common in our practice to see individuals who thought they could manage shoulder pain without treatment, only to have a more severe injury occur because the original injury was never dealt with properly. Symptoms that indicate an immediate evaluation of the shoulder is needed are:
Dr. Pritchard has trained extensively with The Extremity Experts Academy and has helped numerous individuals recover from shoulder injuries. The key in helping people recover from shoulder pain is proper diagnosis. A shoulder issue could stem from neck or upper back problems, an issue with the shoulder joint itself, or even elbow and wrist problems. If the shoulder pain persists following the correction of spinal misalignment, Dr. Pritchard at Potent Chiropractic is trained and have the experience necessary to provide adjustments to the shoulder complex. Additional manual and passive therapies are often utilized at our practice in conjunction with the chiropractic care to help ensure a fast recovery. In any event, whether the pain is originating from the spine or is actually caused by damage to the shoulder joint, our team is here to help. Contact us today at Potent Chiropractic in Columbus.