Shoulder Injury from Auto Accident

Chiropractor in Charlottesville, VA

Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are more common than you might think. Of all joints, the shoulder is one for the largest and therefore one of the most susceptible to injury and pain. If you've been suffering from shoulder pain, know that you're not alone, and there is help available through a trained chiropractor. Our chiropractor is trained in recognizing the connection between the musculoskeletal system. They can determine if your shoulder pain is due to auto accident injuries, because of the joint, or something else.

At Ivy Commons Family Chiropractic in Charlottesville, VA, we have a team of dedicated chiropractic specialists that can be with you every step of the way as you heal from your shoulder pain and shoulder injury. We also want to help people that have suffered from a shoulder injury specifically from a car accident, and have specialized training and techniques to help people like you in this situation.

Shoulder Injury from Auto Accident

What Causes Shoulder Pain after a Car Accident?

Your shoulder might become injured after a car accident due to various reasons. These include:

  • Sore muscles that result from the trauma of being in a car accident
  • Shoulder rotator cuff tear, which can occur if you were driving and then suddenly had your rotator cuff torn due to a sudden impact or aggravating a pre-existing wear and tear injury
  • Pain due to the shoulder joint itself being damaged from a dislocated bone
  • Pain due to whiplash, where you suddenly stop and your neck jerks back and forth. This can also lead to headaches, nausea, and neck pain

All of these are incredibly dangerous auto accident injuries that need to be addressed by a chiropractor as soon as possible.

Help from a Chiropractor

Our chiropractic specialist will initiate a physical exam which will determine the extent of your injuries. Sometimes, you might experience shoulder pain due to your spine being taken out of alignment. Something as simple as a chiropractic adjustments can help straighten your spine and get rid of pain.

Our chiropractor will know how to best treat your pain after conducting a physical exam. We might utilize techniques such as muscle massages, trigger point therapy to alleviate soreness, physical exercises to improve the mobility and strengthen the injured muscle, or spinal decompression for shoulder pain radiating from the back.

Find Relief Today at Ivy Commons Family Chiropractic

There are many ways to treat a shoulder injury and get rid of shoulder pain once and for all following an accident. Call us today to see how we can help get rid of your pain at Ivy Commons Family Chiropractic!


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