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Can Chiropractic Care Treat Frozen Shoulder?

Botti Chiropractic & Wellness | Chiropractic Care and Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder–known medically as adhesive capsulitis–is a common condition which is characterized by functional restriction of both active and passive shoulder motion. In the simplest of terms, the range of motion of one’s shoulder becomes restricted because of frozen shoulder. This condition occurs when the capsule around the shoulder joint tightens and thickens; the range of motion in the ligaments, bones, and tendons of the shoulder is thus restricted. Such “freezing” of the shoulder gradually develops over time and can lead to significant pain and sleep disturbances.

Is your shoulder pain due to frozen shoulder?

Pain and discomfort are not the only consequences of frozen shoulder. It can sometimes be debilitating too. If you have been experiencing shoulder pain and are not sure if it is due to frozen shoulder or not, you may try to rotate your shoulder and observe the following symptoms before–as well as after–attempting the rotation:

  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Inability to perform a free range of motion

Usually, frozen shoulder occurs among middle-aged adults (those between age 40 to 60), especially women. People suffering from diabetes are at an increased risk of developing frozen shoulder.

Chiropractic Care – A viable alternative treatment option for frozen shoulder

Chiropractic care is famous for addressing the root of an ailment rather than just its symptoms. This makes chiropractic care a feasible alternative treatment for frozen shoulder. In addition, by undergoing chiropractic treatment, the condition of frozen shoulder can be treated as well as prevented from occurring. Prevention of frozen shoulder through chiropractic care often means making changes in one’s lifestyle so that the factors that might lead to frozen shoulder may be addressed.

The following methods are employed when using chiropractic therapy to treat frozen shoulder:

Get in touch with an experienced chiropractor today!

If you have been suffering from frozen shoulder, it may be high time that you gave up on those addictive pain medications and seek a highly experienced chiropractor, instead. At Botti Chiropractic & Wellness, you can find the best Oak Lawn chiropractor, Dr. Valentino Botti. He specializes in chiropractic adjustments as well as in postural restoration.

For the treatment of frozen shoulder, he is known to employ a variety of techniques that help effectively manage the pain and restore range of motion in the shoulder. Feel free to contact Botti Chiropractic & Wellness or request for an appointment today!