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Frequently Asked Questions About Shoulder Pain

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Frequently Asked Questions About Shoulder Pain

When you are in shoulder pain, a chiropractor in Sioux City can help. Multicare Health Clinic provides chiropractic care to reduce inflammation, increase the range of motion and improve the overall function of your shoulder. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions regarding shoulder pain and chiropractic care.

What Is My Shoulder Joint Made Of?

Your shoulder joint is basically a ball and socket joint that is comprised of the scapula, glenohumeral joint and acromioclavicular joint. Tendons, muscles, and ligaments hold your shoulder joint in place.

What Is Causing My Shoulder Joint Pain?

Shoulder joint pain can be caused by frozen shoulder, sprains and strains, tendinitis, inflamed bursae, a dislocated shoulder, a rotator cuff injury or arthritis. A chiropractor will assess your shoulder and determine the specific cause of shoulder pain.

How Did I Hurt My Shoulder?

Overusing the joint, an accident, chronic misuse and poor body mechanics can all lead to shoulder pain and problems.

What Is A Rotator Cuff?

The rotator cuff is made up of tendons and muscles that connect your shoulder blade and upper arm. The muscles within your rotator cuff provide rotation for the joint and stability for your shoulder.

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Shoulder Pain?

Through massage, gentle manipulations, stretching and other modalities, your chiropractor will reduce inflammation in the joint and improve the range of motion within your shoulder. Pain is reduced or eliminated once the shoulder works correctly and is no longer inflamed.

Can I Reduce Shoulder Pain At Home?

Try using ice 30 minutes on, 30 minutes off if you are experiencing shoulder pain to help with inflammation. If that doesn't help, try using heat instead to increase blood flow to the area.

Call For Help For Your Shoulder Pain Today

Multicare Health Clinic in Sioux City, IA is ready to provide you with shoulder pain relief now. Contact our office today at 712-276-4325 to set up an initial consultation and get back on the path to wellness.

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