The key to fixing shoulder or arm pain is to first understand that there is a great deal of reasons you can be experiencing these symptoms.
The most important first step in diagnosing your problem is to rule out any heart issues that could potentially be manifesting as arm pain. Once any type of medical emergency is ruled out, it is then time to figure out what the true source of pain is.
Common sources of this type of pain are:
• Pinched or irritated nerves in the neck as they exit your cervical spine can lead to radiating pain
• Tight muscles and poor posture to injury from whiplash or a disc herniation in the neck)
• Misdiagnosed shoulder injuries
• Rotator cuff injury
• Carpal tunnel
These are just a few of many reasons why you may be experiencing shoulder or arm pain. MAKE SURE THE PROBLEM IS PROPERLY DIAGNOSED! Whether the problem originates in your neck, shoulder, elbow, or wrist, once we’ve discovered the source, we can often times treat it very effectively through rehab therapy in this office with chiropractic, physiotherapy, and massage.