Frequently Asked Questions About Shoulder Pain

Beaverton Chiropractor Answers Common Questions about Shoulder Pain Relief

Shoulder pain can impede normal activities and make daily life difficult. Shoulder problems can result in missed work and the inability to participate in sports. It can cause everyday activities like getting dressed to become uncomfortable or painful.Fortunately, chiropractic care from our Beaverton chiropractor at True Potential Chiropractic can bring both pain relief and faster healing. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding shoulder pain:

What Are the Internal Components of the Shoulder?

The three main shoulder joint bones are the scapula, glenohumeral joint and acromioclavicular joint (joining of the acromion and clavicle). The glenohumeral joint is a ball-and-socket joint, allowing for a wide range of arm motions. The muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the shoulder facilitate movement while supporting the bones.

What is the Rotator Cuff?

A rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons connecting the shoulder blade and upper arm. The rotator cuff facilitates shoulder rotation and stability.

How Does True Potential Chiropractoic Approach Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment?

We take a holistic whole-body approach to chiropractic care and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. Our Beaverton chiropractor at True Potential Chiropractic will develop a customized plan to relieve shoulder pain and facilitate rehabilitation. The foundation of our approach is chiropractic adjustment, which restores balance to the area, relieves pain and expedites healing.

How Can I Ease Shoulder Pain Between Appointments?

Icing the area can help to reduce inflammation and pain. Apply an ice pack to the affected area for up to 30 minutes. If pain persists, apply the ice pack again after a 30 minute resting period. You might also try a heating pad.

Contact Our Beaverton Chiropractor at True Potential Chiropractic for Shoulder Pain Relief

If you are suffering from shoulder pain or a persistent shoulder injury that is affecting your quality of life, call True Potential Chiropractic today at (503) 574-4872. We can assist you with a diagnosis and a customized treatment plan to address the source of your shoulder pain. The goal of your our Beaverton chiropractor is to rapidly reduce pain and facilitate deep healing. We look forward to working with you!

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