Shoulder Pain - See An Osteopath for Effective Relief of Shoulder Aches & Pains!
Understanding Shoulder Pain
Painful shoulder ailments that limit movement are very typical, and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. As the shoulder has a high degree of flexibility, it is therefore less stable and more susceptible to injuries than other joints of the body.
Since the nerves that supply the shoulder and arm originate from the neck and upper spine, situations such as Vertebral Dysfunction typically contribute to pain in the shoulder.
Osteopaths can assist with the following shoulder conditions:
Treatment of Shoulder Pain
The preliminary objective of all shoulder injuries is to relieve pain and inflammation. Whilst many doctors will propose non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to decrease pain and swelling, the benefit obtained by applying ice-packs can be equally, if not more effective.