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Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain is common. It may occur from a sporting injury or be the result of disuse and postural factors. For persistent shoulder pain a conusltation with a chiropractor can be very useful.

Causes of shoulder pain

  • Overuse injuries to the shoulder
  • Muscle tears and injuries to the shoulder
  • Joint problems
  • Sports injuries
  • Facture and dislocation
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Sprain and strain of the shoulder joint and muscles

shoulder pain

Symptoms of shoulder pain

  • Sharp, dull or shooting pain in the shoulder
  • Pain or discomfort that refer from the shoulder down the arm
  • Clicking, locking or giving way of the shoulder
  • Shoulder pain in reaching, throwing or shoulder movements
  • Stiffness or tightness around the shoulder
  • Shoulder pain that aches lying on it or at night
  • Sore or tender spots around the shoulder
  • Painful shoulder arcs, pain on elevating your shoulder

Common conditions of the shoulder

  • Rotator cuff tendinitis and tendinopathy
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Impingement syndrome of the shoulder
  • Labral tears of the shoulder
  • Muscle and joint problems of the shoulder
  • Fracture and dislocation of the shoulder bones

What to do about it

Anyone who is experiencing ingoing shoulder pain should may benefit from seeing a chiropractor. At Balmain Chiropractic Centre, our chiropractors use safe, gentle and effective treatments for shoulder injuries, conditions and impairments. Our chiropractic treatments involve combinations of muscle treatments, joint treatments and rehabilitation exercises to restore the shoulder to optimal function.


Room 1 - Shop 86, 24 Buchanan Street Balmain 2041 NSW Australia


Phone (02) 80655896