A group of muscles and tendons that surrounds the main joint in the shoulder is called a rotator cuff. It firmly keeps the upper arm bone in the socket of your shoulder. When you injure your rotator cuff, you will feel an ache in your shoulder. The pain will become worse with any activity, even if you sleep on it.
How Do I Know If May Rotator Cuff Is Injured
There are different causes of shoulder pain, so it might be difficult trying to determine for yourself if your rotator cuff is the cause of your injury. If you are experiencing pain in your shoulder, call (623) 229-6193 to schedule your initial consultation.
During this appointment, the medical professional will apply pressure on different areas around your shoulder and will move your arm in different directions. By doing this, the doctor is testing the strength of muscles in your shoulder and in your arms. He may also recommend one of the following:
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment Options
Our goal at Align Medical & Chiropractic is to manage your pain and avoid surgery. Rest, ice and physical therapy are long term solutions. Physical therapy will exercise the shoulder, restoring the flexibility and the strength after injury.
Align Medical & Chiropractic
Many people suffer from injury and chronic pain in their daily lives. If you feel you have shoulder pain because of a rotator cuff injury, contact the professionals at Align Medical & Chiropractic. We specialize in holistic pain treatment options. Avoid the long term effects of surgery and see what options we have for you.
Call Us At (623) 229-6193