What we know simply as the shoulder is actually a combination of multiple joints, tendons and muscles. Together, they allow you to move your arm in the wide range of motion such as throwing a baseball or brushing your hair. Because there are so many components moving in an infinite number of ways, it’s no surprise that most people will experience shoulder pain from time to time. Sources of shoulder pain include:
- Tendon tears
When something is off in your shoulder area, you may compensate in other parts of your body to avoid discomfort. By altering your movements to accommodate the shoulder pain, you can create additional problems such as pulled muscles and ligament tears.
In addition to using chiropractic adjustments to address the underlying condition that is causing your shoulder pain, we can also give you a set of exercises to perform at home to help keep your rotator cuff mobile and prevent a secondary ailment known as frozen shoulder.