There are many causes behind shoulder pain, whether it is caused by an injury or using the shoulder too much. We at Chatham Chiropractic, serving Chatham and Springfield, IL areas, are staffed to help you gain the relief you have been looking for.
Causes behind Shoulder Pain
Our shoulder consists of three bones, the upper part is called the humerus, then there is our shoulder blade scientifically call the scapula, then the collarbone, or clavicle. The humerus fits into the glenoid (socket) that is in our shoulder blade. The muscle, tendons, and tissues that connects them, keeps them in place.
Shoulder pain can develop over time just from wear and tear or can happen instantly from a sports injury or a fall that causes fracture, dislocation, or tissue tears. Other causes include Osteoarthritis, infecting the shoulder joint causing the joint break down. Rheumatoid arthritis causing inflammation in the joint. Freezing Shoulder where the tissues that connect the shoulder blade become thick and inflamed. Shoulder Bursitis where the fluid sacs that help our bones move with ease burst and bone one bone friction happens. Even sleeping wrong can trigger sore shoulder pain.
How Our Chiropractor Can Help
At Chatham Chiropractic, our chiropractor, Dr. Bryan Taylor, will do a physical examination to find the underlying cause of your shoulder pain. Our chiropractor will then create a plan to treat your pain. Treatments may include spinal adjustments and massage therapy, this can help alleviate pressure on the shoulder joint. These treatment plans also help not only reduce pain, but reconnect proper flow to help start healing.