You may have shoulder pain if you have a problem in the shoulder joint itself or a problem in a nearby area. If the pain comes from the joint itself, you may notice it gets worse when you move your shoulder or your arm. If the pain is coming from another location, it usually won’t worsen with movement.
Some of the most common problems that cause pain in the shoulder include:
In some cases, you may have shoulder pain because of more than one of these issues.
When you come to South Shore Chiropractic with pain in your shoulder, Dr. Campo or another doctor at the facility begins with a thorough physical exam. Your doctor also may ask questions about your medical history, symptoms, and lifestyle. In some cases, imaging tests may be necessary, as well.
After your doctor understands the cause of your shoulder pain, he is able to recommend the best treatments. Some of the treatments available for patients with shoulder pain include:
South Shore Chiropractic also works with other professionals, such as physical therapists and orthopedists, to give you the best results possible.
Every case of shoulder pain is different. In some cases, patients may notice an improvement as soon as they begin treatment. In other cases, the healing process may take longer. Your doctor can tell you how long your recovery is expected to take when you begin treatment.