Shoulder pain is one of the most common problems in acupuncture clinic. Many people suffer from severe, constant shoulder pain. They usually seek such medical services as physical therapy, pain medication, nerve block or chiropractic adjustment, and they usually have temporary pain relief. But these medical therapies usually do NOT cure the shoulder pain. Even though many reasons can cause shoulder pain. About 95% of neck pain are soft tissue injury/disorder related. These conventional medical interventions do not address this and so they usually do not cure should pain.
The following is list of the common causes of shoulder pain.
- Frozen Shoulder
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Long Head of Biceps Tendinitis
- Short Head of Biceps Tendinitis
- Supraspinatus Injury
- Infraspinatus Injury
- Teres Minor Injury
- Deltoid Bursitis
- Subacromial Bursitis
- Shoulder Joint Ankylosis
- Dorsal Scapular Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
- Shoulder Sprain/Strain
- Shoulder Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Sequelae After Shoulder Surgery
- Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
- Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
The key to get rid of shoulder pain is to find out the injured/discorded soft tissue(s). But sometimes, it is not easy to find the real cause in clinic, so it is not easy to cure shoulder pain. Acupuncture is probably the most effective medical procedure for shoulder pain. It you want to get a good a result from acupuncture, you need to find an acupuncturist who does not only have lots of clinical experience, but also have rich knowledge in anatomy of the soft tissues on the neck, back and shoulder areas.
If you have shoulder pain, you should schedule a consultation with us, let us find out what is going on with you and we will let you know how we can help you with your problem.