An injured neck or cervical spine can cause pain and other symptoms on the arm and shoulder. If left uncured, the irritation and swelling may continue to grow and worsen. Eventually, the arm and shoulder may become motionless. This pain is probably a result of abnormal bulging or protrusion of a disc in cervical spine which impinges on the spinal nerve roots. It is commonly known as slipped disc. Pain in arm and shoulder can either be acute or chronic due to cervical disc lesions. This abrupt and chronic pain may be due to lying too still for long period of time, the unsuitable pillow, position of placing the neck.
Gentle chiropractic adjustments may be effective and useful to restore proper alignment for the spine. When visit to chiropractors, they will help you to determine the affected area and take pressure of the affected nerves with proper alignment in order to reduce the pain. Initially, they will look for the symptoms and determine the cause of the pain. The causes and seriousness may vary, thus, it is vital to highlight the cause to apply suitable treatment. However, broken bone is not advised to be treated same manner.
When severe pain occurs on shoulder, technically known as adhesive capsulitis, chiropractic can be applied. The techniques used by chiropractors are to relieve pain by trigger the points in spine and shoulder area that are on stress. They can even comment your habits and lifestyle and provide useful tips to prevent you from arm and shoulder injuries and ailments. However, if they discover any abnormal injuries, it is advisable to look for advance health care.
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