Shoulder Injury from Auto Accident
Did you know that there are over 6 million car accidents every single year in the United States? With such a staggering amount, chances are you might someday fall victim to an auto accident injury. Car accident injuries can be debilitating, especially those that cause acute or chronic shoulder pain. Shoulder pain injuries can make it impossible to complete daily activities. At Crystal Springs Chiropractic in San Mateo, CA, we have a chiropractor on hand to help you or your loved one recover from shoulder pain following an auto accident. We'll provide you with the best chiropractic treatment and rehabilitation available to help you recover from your auto accident injury.
Why Am I Having Shoulder Pain After An Auto Accident?
Shoulder pain can occur hours, days, or even weeks after the auto accident. Potential causes of shoulder pain include:
- Torn rotator cuff
- Muscle strains
- Dislocated shoulder
- Trauma to the shoulder
- Radiating pain from upper back
How A Chiropractor Can Help with Shoulder Pain
Due to the vast amount of injuries that can cause shoulder pain, it can be difficult to find the right treatment. Your chiropractor will conduct a thorough physical exam, imaging tests, and a medical history questionnaire to determine what is causing your shoulder pain. We will then suggest chiropractic treatments to relieve your pain, restore your range of motion, and improve your body’s natural ability to heal itself.
Chiropractic treatment options include:
- Manual adjustments to realign the shoulders
- Spinal adjustments for shoulder pain caused by a misaligned spine
- Massage therapy to reduce inflammation around the shoulder
- Muscle exercises and stretches to improve mobility and prevent frozen shoulder
- Muscle stretches to improve the flexibility of the muscle
- Trigger point therapy to target specific injured areas
- Electrical stimulation or soundwave therapy to target soft tissue damage in the shoulder
Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor for Shoulder Pain Treatment in San Mateo, CA
If you are suffering from shoulder pain after being involved in a car accident in San Mateo, CA, contact Crystal Springs Chiropractic today. Our chiropractor will assess your musculoskeletal system to determine the root cause of your pain and immobility before creating a chiropractic care plan tailored to your needs. Call us today at (650) 574-1456 for more information on shoulder pain treatment or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.