Category: shoulder pain

Why We Feel Pain

Pain is a good thing. Quite simply, it’s a message from your brain telling you that something is wrong. If your brain wasn’t warning you that you’d been injured, you wouldn’t know it and the injury could get worse. Pain tells you to stop what you’re doing immediately because it’s harming you. It’s also about …

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Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common pain for many adults in the U.S., often caused by tears or injuries to the rotator cuff.  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder that gives the shoulder its wide range of motion and gives the shoulder its stability.  The rotator cuff tendon …

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The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

Everybody knows the importance of stretching at the beginning of a workout and that after a long car ride, stretching your arms and legs feels good.  Stretching your muscles and joints throughout the day and night has many surprising health benefits for your body and mind. A good stretch can make all the difference in …

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What To Look For in a Chiropractor

Choosing the right chiropractor isn’t an easy decision.  Where do you begin? When choosing a chiropractor, you should be taking into consideration the same kinds of factors you did when choosing your primary care provider and deserves the same kind of scrutiny.  After all, your chiropractor is part of the team of people working with …

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Winter Sports Injuries

For some people, winter is the time to bundle up by a cozy fire with a mug of hot chocolate and watch the cold weather from the inside.  Other people can’t wait for winter to arrive so they can hit the slopes or get out on the ice and have fun.  Winter sports mean winter …

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‘Tis the Season for Slip and Fall Injuries

Winter is the season of seasons.  It’s the holiday season, cold and flu season, ski season, hockey season, and if you’re a chiropractor, slip and fall season.   As soon as freezing temperatures begin to creep in and we have to maneuver through an obstacle course of ice, snow, and water just to get to the …

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Shouldering the Pain

The shoulder is a complex part of the body.  It is also the most flexible joint that gives your arm the ability to rotate in almost any direction.  Its complexity makes it vulnerable to various kinds of injuries.   Anatomy The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint where the humerus fits into the scapula.  The shoulder’s wide …

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