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Shoulder pain can be debilitating. It can also be a sign of something more serious, such as an undiagnosed shoulder injury or rotator cuff issue. Balance Chiropractic Health Center's in Oakland and Sonoma, CA, and Salt Lake, UT uses a combination of applied kinesiology and chiropractic care to treat shoulder pain for patients in the Oakland, Sonoma, and Salt Lake area.

Shoulder Pain Q & A

What causes shoulder pain?

The first priority is to identify why shoulder pain is occurring. Did one recently fall? Or was involved in a car accident? Could this be the result of a sports injury? A workplace injury? Many people experience shoulder pain due to their work environment. For instance, if one works at a job doing a repetitive task, such as at a factory, this can lead to shoulder pain. If one is not using an ergonomic setup at a desk job, shoulder muscle may become damaged as a result. If the source of shoulder pain is unknown, there could be an underlying issue that Dr. Whitmore can address. Shoulder pain may be present because of swollen tendons, torn cartilage, or arthritis.

What are the signs of seeking immediate treatment for shoulder pain?

  • Persistent pain in the shoulder for multiple, consecutive days

  • Not able to carry objects

  • Shoulder pain that occurs at night or while resting

  • Inability to raise the arm

  • Swelling or bruising around the joint or arm

How can a chiropractor alleviate shoulder pain?

Chiropractic relief for shoulder pain varies depending on your age, health history, and other factors. For example, as a holistic healer, Dr. Eva Whitmore will address emotional factors that are related to your shoulder pain. By looking at the whole picture of your health, Dr. Whitmore will be able to prescribe a natural and individualized treatment for shoulder pain.

How Can Balance Chiropractic Health Center in Oakland, CA and Salt Lake, UT Help My Shoulder Pain?

Here at Balance Chiropractic Health Center Dr. Whitmore uses her chiropractic knowledge of applied kinesiology and chiropractic care to treat shoulder pain without the use of pharmaceutical drugs or surgery. She will use her skills as a holistic healing professional to treat outlying issues, such as poor nutrition, lack of exercise, or depression. By treating all aspects of health, Dr. Whitmore is better able to treat shoulder pain over the long term. Shoulder pain is simply a way of the body letting a patient know that it is out of balance.

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