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Chiropractic Care for Shoulder Slap Lesion

chiropractic care for shoulder slap lesion

A shoulder slap lesion is a painful condition that affects the shoulder joint. With this condition, pain and stiffness can be experienced in the shoulder area due to damage or tears in the labrum of the joint. It can also cause weakness in the arm and a decrease in range of motion. Fortunately, chiropractic care can help provide relief from symptoms of shoulder slap lesions. Let’s take a deeper look at how chiropractors can help with this condition.

What is Shoulder Slap Lesion?

A shoulder slap lesion is an injury that causes damage to the labrum of the shoulder joint. The labrum is a ring of cartilage located around the edge of the socket where your humerus (upper arm bone) attaches to your scapula (shoulder blade). The labrum provides stability and helps keep your humerus properly centered in its socket during movement. When it becomes damaged, it can cause pain and limit your range of motion.

Chiropractic Care for Shoulder Slap Lesion

Chiropractic care focuses on restoring proper alignment and function to your body’s musculoskeletal system, which includes your spine and extremities such as your shoulders. A chiropractor has specialized training to diagnose, treat, and manage conditions like shoulder slap lesions through manual manipulation of soft tissues, muscles, joints, and bones. This helps reduce pain and improve mobility by allowing for more efficient movement within your shoulder joint. Additionally, chiropractors may recommend certain exercises to help strengthen weak muscles or improve flexibility as part of an overall treatment plan for shoulder slap lesions.

In addition to providing relief from the pain associated with shoulder slap lesions, chiropractic care has been shown to have many other health benefits such as improving energy levels, reducing stress levels, improving sleep quality, boosting immunity, increasing circulation throughout the body, promoting better posture, eliminating headaches and migraines, reducing inflammation throughout the body, decreasing risk factors associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes or heart disease and much more!

Chiropractic doctors have been proven effective at helping people suffering from shoulder slap lesions find relief from their symptoms without having to resort to unnecessary medications or invasive procedures. By focusing on restoring proper alignment and function within the musculoskeletal system through manual adjustments and exercises tailored specifically for each individual patient’s needs, chiropractic care helps improve mobility while providing numerous other health benefits that go beyond just relieving pain in one specific area of the body.

If you have any questions or would like to explore further, please book a free, no-charge online appointment with either myself, Dr. Tyler Baron, BASc, DC or another chiropractor in Waterloo or Kitchener at CARESPACE. We are happy to listen and are here to help!

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Dr. Tyler Baron, BASc, DC

Chiropractor, Clinic Director
Dr. Tyler Baron is a Chiropractic Doctor at CARESPACE Health+Wellness in Waterloo, Ontario. Dr. Baron takes a functional approach to care, utilizing his background in kinesiology, and advanced knowledge of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), and Athletic Movement Assessment (AMA). He has also received certifications in advanced manual techniques including Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and Active Release Therapy (ART).

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