Shoulder pain can make performing simple daily tasks like washing your hair and getting dressed difficult and painful. The pain can make lifting your arms painful and limit your range of motion. Several conditions can cause this type of pain. Fortunately, Dr. Mark at Anken Family ChiroCare can create a shoulder pain treatment plan to ease the pain while improving your range of motion. If you live in or around Rome, NY, and are dealing with acute or chronic shoulder pain, we are here to help.
Your shoulder can become dislocated when the upper bone pops out of the socket in the shoulder blade. If you suspect you have a dislocated shoulder, you should go to the emergency room to have your shoulder put back in place. Unfortunately, this will not treat the pain or restore your full range of motion. You should see a chiropractor afterward to treat the pain and other symptoms. We can also help you heal faster.
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Your rotator cuff consists of a group of tendons and muscles surrounding the shoulder joint that keep your upper arm bone in place. This injury causes dull pain in the shoulder and worsens when you lift or raise your arms.
This injury can occur with age. People with a rotator cuff injury at a young age may develop this condition due to their job. Any job that requires you to perform overhead motions, such as a carpenter or painter, puts you at risk for this injury. Furthermore, rotator cuff injuries are common for hairdressers, since they keep their arms out while working with their clients' hair.
Surgery will be necessary if the rotator cuff is torn, and chiropractic care can help you heal faster. If your rotator cuff isn't torn, Dr. Mark can help strengthen the muscles and tendons, which will help ease your symptoms.
Tendons are thick, fibrous cords that attach the muscle to the bone. When the tendons become irritated or inflamed, you will experience pain and tenderness around the joint. If the pain is in the shoulder, you have a form of tendinitis called pitcher's shoulder. In most cases, tendinitis can be treated with rest, physical therapy, and chiropractic care. If the condition is severe, the tendon could rupture and you may need surgery.
Contact Our Chiropractor in Rome, NY
If you are suffering from shoulder pain, call Anken Family ChiroCare in Rome, NY. Dr. Mark will create a customized shoulder pain treatment plan based on the condition causing your pain. After your first visit with us, you should start feeling some relief. Call our team today at (315) 337-9240 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.