When you experience shoulder pain, it’s most likely debilitating and affecting your quality of life. At Synergy Medical, LLC, Drs. Cooper can diagnose your pain and offer a broad range of treatment options. Book a consultation to see how chiropractic care and other therapies can help.
The shoulder is made up of several joints that combine with muscles and tendons. Many issues can cause shoulder pain, including:
Shoulder pain can also be caused by an issue in another part of the body, such as the neck. Shoulder pain that comes from the joint itself usually worsens with activity and movement of the arm or shoulder. On the other hand, referred shoulder pain, pain that arises from another part of your body, usually doesn’t get worse when you move your shoulder.
If your shoulder pain is accompanied by chest pain, nausea, or shortness of breath, you should call emergency services immediately.
If your shoulder is:
Then you should call your doctor. Even if your pain is less severe but is affecting your range of motion or daily activities, it’s a good idea to book a consultation at Synergy Medical LLC. Drs. Cooper will find out exactly where the pain is coming from, so you can begin a treatment plan that works for you.
While you can use ibuprofen to reduce inflammation and treat shoulder pain at home, it’s not a long-term solution. Pain meds only treat the symptom, not the cause. At Synergy Medical LLC, you’ll receive expert diagnosis and a variety of treatment options that might include:
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 90% of patients who experience shoulder pain respond to simple treatments such as changes to their activities, resting, exercising, and medication. Call Synergy Medical LLC today to learn more about shoulder pain diagnosis and treatment.
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