Neck and Shoulder Pain Treatment in Edmonton, AB
Chiropractic care can be extremely beneficial when it comes to chronic neck and shoulder pain relief. Our expert chiropractors at Harvest Pointe Chiropractic and Integrative Health Centre use a holistic approach to treat pain and its root cause. For more information, call us today or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 5069 Ellerslie Rd SW Edmonton, AB T6X 1X2.
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What kind of treatment is involved in chiropractic care for neck & shoulder pain?
Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor for neck pain?
What other therapy works well with chiropractic for my neck and shoulder pain?
Neck and shoulder pain are common reasons why many people seek out chiropractic care. Chiropractic care can help provide relief as well as, prevent further injury to the neck and shoulders.
Types of neck and shoulder conditions seen at our clinic
Our team of chiropractors and massage therapists treat a variety of conditions related to the neck and shoulder. Did you know that it is estimated that 85% of all neck pain is a result of repetitive neck injuries/strain? An example of this is “text neck,” which is a common language used to describe our neck’s position when we use our mobile device.
Other conditions of the neck and shoulder seen at our clinic include:
- Cervical Spine Discogenic Pain
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Cervical Strain/sprain
- Tension Headache
- Rotator Cuff Strain
- Subscapularis and Bicipital Tendinopathy
- Frozen Shoulder
After performing a thorough health history, and physical examination involving neurological and orthopedic tests, our chiropractors will go over with our patients a treatment plan with the goal to reduce their neck and shoulder pain.
Our approach with our patient is collaborative and after obtaining an informed consent, treatments for neck pain can include the following
Cervical spine manipulation and/or mobilization: this involves releasing joint (s) that are stiff or locked up to help increase mobility, blood flow, and healing.
Myofascial Release Therapy: this type of treatment addresses those tight and overuse muscles of the neck and shoulders that contribute to neck and shoulder tension. By addressing these muscles such as upper trapezius and levator scapulae, we help to decrease tension, increase blood flow, and provide relief.
Homecare Exercise: we consider this a crucial part to all types of neck and shoulder pain. Taking an active role in your health means taking steps to prevent injuries from occurring in the first place. Specific stretches and exercises prescribed by our chiropractors and therapists are meant to aid in the healing and preventative process. Stretches for the neck & shoulder performed regularly can help provide relief for longer duration and increase healing time. Our chiropractors are trained to walk you through each stretch safely while effectively addressing those tight muscles responsible for your neck and shoulder pain.
A family doctor’s note is not required for you to receive treatment for neck or shoulder pain. Chiropractic care for neck and shoulder pain has shown to be a proven and safe form of treatment that is effective. Our chiropractors are trained to manipulate the spine in a safe manner and before any treatments are rendered, a thorough health history is taken to be sure there are no complicating factors.
We believe in a multidisciplinary approach when it comes to musculoskeletal and joint pain, including your neck and shoulder. By involving massage therapists and acupuncture providers, along with our chiropractors in the management of your neck and shoulder pain, we believe it gives the best results in alleviating pain and getting our patients back to performing their activity of daily living. Our chiropractors are also trained to refer patients for further imaging if it is required.
Our dedicated team is here to provide you with the best care. If you’re having pain in your neck and shoulder, give our staff a call and we will be happy to assist you. For more information, call us today or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 5069 Ellerslie Rd SW Edmonton, AB T6X 1X2.