Shoulder Pain FAQs

Shoulder pain can be difficult to recover from, especially if you don't know what the root cause of your pain is. Fortunately, at Donelson Chiropractic Clinic, a Nashville, TN, chiropractor on our team is here to provide effective care and solutions that work for you. If you've been struggling with shoulder pain and don't see an end in sight, do not worry, we're here to help. Below are some common shoulder pain FAQs we can help answer to get you started on your path toward healing.


What Causes Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of conditions, including:

  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Arthritis
  • Prior injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Muscle tension

Because there are so many different causes, it can be useful to get help from a chiropractor as soon as possible. A chiropractor on our chiropractic team can help determine the best course of treatment depending on the root cause of your shoulder pain.

When Should I Visit a Nashville, TN Chiropractor?

While it's normal to experience some shoulder pain from time to time, it can be difficult to recover from shoulder pain if it is due to an injury. In addition, if your pain isn't going away with rest, icing, compression, or elevation, it might be time to seek professional help from a chiropractor. Unfortunately, shoulder pain can go away and then reoccur, signaling and underlying issue. Visiting a chiropractor can help you get the answers you need for healing.

How Can a Chiropractor Can Help?

To start your treatment, a chiropractor on our team will conduct a limited physical exam which may include range of motion tests. In addition, a chiropractor on our tean might recommend imaging tests such as x-rays to determine the underlying cause of your pain. Depending on the issue, a chiropractor on our team might then then recommend various treatment options for shoulder pain such as:

  • Chiropractic adjustments: Chiropractic adjustments can be done to the spine, helping the spine to realign and helping to relieve compressed nerves that might be causing shoulder pain
  • Muscle exercises: If your shoulder pain is due to an injury, muscle exercise can help strengthen the shoulder and help prevent reinjury
  • Massage therapy: Massages can help soothe the injured area and allow you to feel relief and reduce tension

Get Help for Shoulder Pain Today from a Nashville, TN Chiropractor

A trained chiropractor can help determine the root cause of your shoulder pain and get you the best treatment. Schedule your appointment today at Donelson Chiropractic Clinic in Nashville, TN, so we can get started on your treatment. Call us at (615) 889-1941 for more information.


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