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Shoulder Pain FAQs
Dr. Troy Brainard is proud to be a Fremont chiropractor who has helped local Nebraskans find answers about their common ailments. Shoulder pain is a problem he sees among people young and old, and he's happy to answer some frequently asked questions. Brainard Chiropractic is happy to answer some of the most common questions about shoulder pain.
Shoulder pain is often caused by overuse: perhaps someone frequently performs tasks overhead or moves their arms a lot for sports or work. Poor posture is another cause, especially while sitting at a desk since the slouched posture can lead to tightness and shoulder misalignment.
Acute injuries, including falls and auto accidents, are another common cause of shoulder pain. Interestingly, a problem in the neck (such as nerve impingement) can also refer to pain in the shoulder joint, so in many cases treating the spine as well as the shoulder is important for healing.
Some specific conditions we evaluate and treat at our clinic include:
A shoulder condition can present in a variety of different ways, but we frequently hear about common symptoms like:
Dr. Brainard has a lot to offer you if you come in with shoulder pain. First, he'll perform a thorough evaluation to determine the diagnosis and underlying factors contributing to your issues. Next, he'll devise an individualized treatment plan—no drugs or invasive interventions necessary— to get your shoulder functioning optimally and help you feel better ASAP. Common techniques and services for shoulder pain treatment may include:
We also can prescribe exercises for tissue healing and strengthening, postural education, and lifestyle recommendations.
Seeing a chiropractor for your shoulder pain may help you avoid surgery and long-term complications. To schedule an initial appointment with our chiropractor in Fremont, NE, contact Brainard Chiropractic now at (402) 727-8668.