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Treat Tight Shoulders With Chiropractic Care

By: Dr. Shane Davidson DC

Tightness and pain in the shoulders are common in the general population. These are usually symptoms of secondary conditions, but conventional treatments will generally target the pain and tightness only. A switch to a Lincoln NE chiropractic practice may yield better long-term results, as the underlying factors are addressed through this therapeutic technique. 

Why Do Shoulders Feel Tight?

Several factors can contribute to stiffness in your shoulders. By understanding the possible secondary conditions and underlying factors, developing a treatment plan can become easier. 

Stress is a common factor that contributes to tight shoulders. Tension on the shoulders is another factor and the overuse of muscles and joints in the area. It has also been found that tension in the neck and shoulder can develop after extended periods of inactivity and poor posture. Injury to the shoulder is another cause that needs to be taken into consideration.

Chiropractic Care For Tight Shoulders

The use of certain chiropractic adjustments can provide an effective option for treating tight shoulders. According to NCBI study, chiropractic services work on tightness and alleviate pain experienced in the area. Overuse, stress, and tension can eventually lead to misalignments in the shoulder.

A Lincoln chiropractor can help to realign the joints and other tissues in the shoulders. The alignment then helps restore an adequate balance, reducing the stress placed on joints during movement and exercise. Problems with your posture can also cause shoulder tightness and pain. In these situations, a chiropractor can target the spinal cord. This strategy improves posture, which yields benefits far beyond the shoulders.

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Dr. Shane Davidson Lincoln, NE Chiropractor
Doctor of Chiropractic