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Shoulder Pain

Sports Chiropractors in Alpharetta and Atlanta, GA

Shoulder Pain services offered in Alpharetta and Atlanta, GA

If you injure your shoulder playing sports or lifting something heavy, see the experts at Synergy Release Sports in Atlanta and Alpharetta, Georgia. The skilled team of chiropractors offers highly effective holistic shoulder pain treatments to enhance natural healing. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online booking tab today.

Shoulder Pain Q & A

What is shoulder pain?

Your shoulder is made up of muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments that work together to secure your upper arm to your torso. Shoulder pain involves discomfort that develops due to an injury, age-related wear, or a chronic disease. See the Synergy Release Sports team if you have ongoing or extreme shoulder pain. 

What does shoulder pain feel like?

Shoulder pain may present as:

  • Limited range of motion
  • Inability to lift your arm above your head
  • Weakness
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Dull aching
  • Sharp pain
  • Burning
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Bruising
  • Warmth
  • Redness

Sometimes shoulder pain goes away over time. If not, or if the pain is extreme, contact Synergy Release Sports for an evaluation and holistic pain relief. 

What can cause shoulder pain?

Some of the common causes of shoulder pain include:

  • Strains
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Dislocation
  • Stingers
  • Muscle, tendon, or ligament injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Bone spurs
  • Undergoing surgery
  • Nerve damage
  • Fractures
  • Chronic diseases
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

Heavy lifting, playing sports, being in a car accident, falling, or developing arthritis or osteoporosis are risk factors for shoulder pain. 

How does my chiropractor find the cause of shoulder pain?

To determine what’s causing shoulder pain and how to best treat it, the Synergy Release Sports experts review your medical history, ask about your symptoms, and complete a physical exam. You might need blood tests, X-rays, an MRI, or other imaging procedures to pinpoint the specific shoulder injury you suffer from. 

How is shoulder pain treated?

Synergy Release Sports offers numerous holistic treatments for shoulder pain to reduce the need for addictive pain medicine or surgery. 

 

The team offers:

 

  • Dry needling
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Advanced muscle integration technique (AMIT)
  • Graston Technique®
  • Neuromuscular massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Frequency specific microcurrent
  • Kinesiology taping
  • Rapid release therapy
  • Piezo wave therapy (shock therapy)
  • Functional manual therapy
  • Cupping therapy
  • Chiropractic and synergy release therapy
  • Active release techniques® (ART)
  • Pilates reformer
  • Medical Therapeutic Yoga™
  • Foam rolling
  • Dietary supplements
  • Physical therapy 

Multiple treatments often help you achieve long-lasting pain relief and faster healing. Your Synergy Release Sports provider follows up with you for treatments during your recovery and is available to answer questions you may have along the way.

At home, you can use ice or heat packs, rest the affected shoulder joint, or wear a sling during the healing process.

To ease shoulder pain and reduce the chance of further problems, schedule an appointment at Synergy Release Sports by phone or online today.

Life's Too Valuable to Walk Around in Pain
At Synergy we know that you want to enjoy life’s most meaningful activities pain and injury free. Here’s the problem, it’s almost impossible to avoid pain and injury in today’s modern lifestyle of chronic stress and busyness. Which leads to an avalanche of issues we want to avoid including an inactive lifestyle, weight gain, depression, disease and often increased pain.

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