Chiropractic Treatment For Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain causes & treatments

Some of the major causes of shoulder pain and how we treat them at our Chatswood chiropractic clinic.

Postural Dysfunction

We live in a society that is increasingly more inactive and sits at computers longer than ever. As a result of such inactivity and postural demands, we inadvertently put more pressure on muscles and ligaments in the upper back and shoulders, leading to pain, stiffness and dysfunction.

Chiropractic treatment aims to restore optimal biomechanical function, reducing the postural stresses placed on the spine and shoulders. Treatment at the clinic provides pain relief, releases built up tension and strengthens the spine and shoulders.

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Rotator Cuff Pain

The rotator cuff is a collection of muscles which provide important stability and movement to the shoulder joint. These muscles are responsible for many movements that lift, pull, push and rotate the shoulder and arm. Due to the intricacies of the shoulder complex, these muscles are prone to irritation and dysfunction which may lead to pain and stiffness.

The first step in addressing rotator cuff problems is to identify which muscles and where the irritation is originating from. Treatment at the clinic then provides pain relief, improves the mobility and strengthens the rotator cuff to reduce any further injury.

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Meet your Chiropractor

David T. McNaughton
BSc. Chiro | M.Chiro | M.Res

PhD Candidate, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University

Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership (CARL) Fellow

As a chiropractor, David has a special interest in shoulder pain and lower back and neck complaints. Treatments are tailored to you.

Whether through postural correction, strengthening muscles or improving co-ordination, these treatments restore confidence in your body and empower you towards a more active lifestyle.

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Level 1, 171 Victoria Avenue

Chatswood NSW 2067

By appointment only.

Enter via Royal St.