shoulder pain Foley, AL

Comprehensive Shoulder Pain Relief

At Coastal Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Foley, AL, we specialize in diagnosing and treating shoulder pain to help you find relief and improve your quality of life. Our holistic approach combines chiropractic care, physical therapy, and acupuncture to address the root causes of your pain and promote long-term healing.

Understanding Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can result from various factors, including:

  • Injuries: Such as rotator cuff tears, dislocations, and fractures.
  • Overuse: Conditions like tendinitis or bursitis.
  • Degenerative Conditions: Such as arthritis.
  • Poor Posture: Leading to muscle strain and tension.
  • Nerve Compression: Such as a pinched nerve.

How Chiropractic Care Helps with Shoulder Pain

Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive, drug-free approach to managing shoulder pain. Our treatments focus on:

  • Pain Relief: Techniques such as spinal adjustments and soft tissue therapy can reduce pain and discomfort.
  • Improved Mobility: Chiropractic care enhances joint function, helping to restore mobility and flexibility.
  • Reduced Inflammation: Chiropractic adjustments can help reduce inflammation in the affected areas.
  • Overall Wellness: We aim to improve your quality of life by addressing the root causes of pain and promoting overall health.

Our Shoulder Pain Treatment Services

  • Spinal Adjustments: Realigning the spine to improve nervous system function and alleviate pain.
  • Soft Tissue Therapy: Techniques such as massage to reduce muscle tension and improve circulation.
  • Physical Rehabilitation: Exercises and stretches to strengthen the muscles and enhance recovery.
  • Acupuncture: Complementary therapy to reduce pain and promote healing.
  • Nutritional Counseling: Advice on diet and supplements to support overall health and recovery.

What to Expect During Your Visit

During your initial visit, our chiropractors will conduct a comprehensive assessment, including a review of your medical history and a physical examination of your shoulder. Based on this evaluation, we will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Our approach ensures that each session is designed to provide maximum relief and improve your shoulder function.

Schedule Your Shoulder Pain Treatment Today

Don’t let shoulder pain control your life. Contact Coastal Chiropractic and Acupuncture today at (251) 943-7941 or visit our clinic at 1705 South McKenzie Street, #4, Foley, AL 36535 to schedule your consultation. Let us help you achieve a pain-free and active lifestyle.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Shoulder Pain

What are the common causes of shoulder pain?
Shoulder pain can result from various factors, including:

  • Injuries: Such as rotator cuff tears, dislocations, and fractures.
  • Overuse: Conditions like tendinitis or bursitis.
  • Degenerative Conditions: Such as arthritis.
  • Poor Posture: Leading to muscle strain and tension.
  • Nerve Compression: Such as a pinched nerve.

How can chiropractic care help with shoulder pain?
Chiropractic care can help alleviate shoulder pain by addressing the underlying causes of discomfort. Techniques such as spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and rehabilitative exercises can improve alignment, reduce inflammation, and enhance mobility, leading to pain relief and better function.

Is chiropractic care safe for treating shoulder pain?
Yes, chiropractic care is a safe and effective treatment option for managing shoulder pain. Chiropractors use non-invasive techniques tailored to each patient’s specific needs, minimizing the risk of adverse effects.

What should I expect during my first chiropractic visit for shoulder pain?
During your first visit, the chiropractor will conduct a thorough assessment, including a review of your medical history and a physical examination of your shoulder. They may also use diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, to better understand your condition. Based on this evaluation, they will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.

How many chiropractic sessions will I need to relieve my shoulder pain?
The number of sessions required varies depending on the severity of your condition and your response to treatment. Some patients experience relief after a few sessions, while others may need ongoing care for several weeks or months. Your chiropractor will monitor your progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed.

Can chiropractic care be combined with other treatments for shoulder pain?
Yes, chiropractic care can be combined with other treatments such as physical therapy, acupuncture, and nutritional counseling to enhance recovery and provide comprehensive care. Your chiropractor can recommend a multidisciplinary approach to address all aspects of your condition.

What lifestyle changes can help manage shoulder pain?
Maintaining good posture, avoiding repetitive overhead activities, performing regular stretching and strengthening exercises, using proper ergonomics, and maintaining a healthy weight can help manage shoulder pain. Your chiropractor can provide specific recommendations based on your individual needs.

Are there any specific exercises or stretches that can help alleviate shoulder pain?
Yes, there are specific exercises and stretches that can help reduce muscle tension, improve flexibility, and strengthen the muscles supporting the shoulder, which may alleviate pain. Your chiropractor can demonstrate these exercises and provide a personalized exercise plan.

What are the benefits of chiropractic care for shoulder pain compared to medication or surgery?
Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive, drug-free approach to managing shoulder pain. This can be particularly beneficial for patients who prefer to avoid the side effects associated with long-term medication use or the risks and recovery time associated with surgery. Chiropractic care focuses on addressing the root causes of pain, providing long-term relief and improving overall health.

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