Shoulder Pain Treatments

CIs shoulder pain putting a halt to your life? Dr. Damon Butler and the team at Central Chiropractic Center in Baton Rouge, LA, offer personalized treatment to help you leave pain in the dust.

Guide to Shoulder Pain and How a Chiropractor Can Help

Shoulder pain is hard to ignore. It might not be present all the time, but it makes itself known when you try to reach for or lift something. Unfortunately, this can make even the simplest of tasks nearly – if not completely – impossible. The good news is that chiropractors like Dr. Butler at Central Chiropractic Center in Baton Rouge, LA, can help you get back to life without the pain. Learn more about how below.

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a varied issue, as the shoulder is at the center of many movements. In short, it can be injured in many different ways, including overuse injuries and injuries from auto and sports accidents. Some of the most common injuries include the following:

  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Strains and sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff injuries

Additionally, many people suffer from pain in the shoulder that comes from misalignment, herniated discs, or nerve compression in the neck or upper back.

Chiropractic Treatment for Shoulder Pain

While everyone’s treatment will differ according to their injury, symptoms, and contributing factors, the following are some of the most common treatment techniques used for shoulder pain.

  • Adjustments: Whether your shoulder is dislocated or a misalignment in the upper body is causing your pain, adjustments, and manipulation can restore proper alignment.
  • Soft tissue techniques: The muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and cartilage are all prime targets for injuries. Soft tissue techniques like ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultrasound therapy, and therapeutic massage can relieve tension, improve blood flow and range of motion, and help tissues regenerate.
  • Therapeutic exercise: No matter what injury or condition you suffer from, stretching and strengthening exercises can help relieve pain, tension, and inflammation while enhancing recovery.

Shoulder pain can be excruciating and intrusive, but you don’t have to let it hang around in your life. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Butler at Central Chiropractic Center in Baton Rouge, LA, by calling (225) 706-0454.

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