If you suffer from shoulder pain after a car accident, don't despair. Alliance Chiropractic sees this type of problem frequently in our Tulsa office. Let's look at why shoulder pain is commonly experienced after an auto injury and see how chiropractic can help you get better.
There are at least two ways that you can develop shoulder problems after an accident: by direct trauma to the shoulder or by referred pain from the neck.
Direct injury can be caused by hitting your shoulder on a hard object in the car during the crash, or can occur if you have a tight grip on the steering wheel during a rear end collision. With this type of trauma, you'll usually be aware of the pain soon after the wreck.
More frequently, Alliance Chiropractic finds that shoulder or arm pain doesn't immediately appear after a collision, but starts a few days or weeks after the trauma. This type of shoulder discomfort actually starts in the neck. Injured soft tissue in your neck can pinch nerves in your neck, causing numbness, tingling, or soreness in your shoulder, elbow, or wrist.
We've worked with many types of shoulder problems in our Tulsa office. This care involves chiropractic adjustments to restore your spine's natural mobility and exercises that strengthen your neck and shoulder.
You don't have to suffer from shoulder pain. Alliance Chiropractic is conveniently located in Tulsa to help you recover, whether you've been in a car crash or not. Alliance Chiropractic will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Ready to make an appointment? Give us a call at (918) 832-7880 and we'll get you back on the road to health.