Your shoulder pain symptoms may be caused by a variety of reasons. It is vital to the successful outcome of your chiropractic treatment, to find the underlying cause of your symptoms.
Your shoulder pain maybe a result of an injury to any of the tissues of the neck and shoulder, including muscles, nerves, joints, tendons, connective tissue or reduced blood supply. The area or spread of symptoms may involve the whole shoulder or may only affect specific areas of the shoulder. The symptoms may be constant or intermittent and may improve or worsen with motion.
Common symptoms of the shoulder may include: pain, pins and needles, decreased mobility, weakness or stiffness. The type of pain / symptoms may be described as burning, dull, sharp or throbbing. These symptoms may range in intensity from mild to severe. Frequently, symptoms perceived in the shoulder are actually referred from a lesion in the neck and vice versa.