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Wake Forest, NC 27587 US

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Shoulder Pain

Learn About Non-Invasive Shoulder Pain Treatment with Our Wake Forest Chiropractor in Wake Forest, NC

At Porter & Rabinowitz Chiropractic, our Wake Forest, NC chiropractor meets people of all ages who are experiencing shoulder pain. Our natural services and techniques can effectively relieve your dysfunction by addressing both causes and symptoms, without having to expose you to harmful drugs or invasive interventions. Read on to discover a few of the more common shoulder conditions we evaluate and treat at our clinic: 

woman holding her shoulder because she is in pain

Shoulder Dislocation

Your shoulder is considered a ball and socket joint. If the round end of your upper arm bone (the humeral head, or "ball") partially or completely move out of alignment of the glenoid fossa (the concave part of your scapula, or the "socket"), then a shoulder dislocation has occurred. It can cause immediate deformity, impaired mobility, and pain, and may lead to residual weakness and instability. 

Shoulder Bursitis/Tendonitis

Inflammation of tendons or bursa (fluid-filled sacs that reduce friction between tendons and bones) can occur if some abnormal stress, overuse, or position occurs. This can lead to pain and swelling that reduces motion. Specific types we see include biceps tendonitis and impingement syndrome.

Rotator Cuff Strains & Tears

The many muscles around your shoulder joint provide both high degrees of mobility and stability. Overuse, repetitive motion, or even acute accidents like a sports injury or auto accident can cause partial or complete tears in the muscle fibers. 

Frozen Shoulder

This progressive and severe loss of motion in the shoulder often happens following a significant injury, illness, or infection that affects the area. A person with a frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) will have difficulty moving their shoulder in all directions, and it will feel painful and stiff. In addition to these conditions, shoulder pain can also develop if the pain is being referred from another part of the body, such as the neck (e.g., whiplash or text neck).

Common Chiropractic Care Services for Shoulder Pain

What can you expect of shoulder pain treatment with our chiropractic care services? After a thorough evaluation, we'll devise an individualized plan of care that will address whatever goals and needs you have: whether that's to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation, improve range of motion, restore strength and stability, and/or address contributing factors to your condition. 

To achieve these treatment goals, we may employ services such as:

  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Joint mobilizations
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Postural correction
  • Lifestyle & nutritional counseling

Is Your Shoulder Dysfunctional? Connect with Porter & Rabinowitz Chiropractic in Wake Forest, NC Today!

A painful shoulder can truly detract from your quality of life. To schedule an appointment with a chiropractor in Wake Forest NC, contact the office of Porter & Rabinowitz Chiropractic today by calling  919-556-0282.

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