Shoulder Bursitis Pain Relief
Shoulder bursitis can be caused by the repetitive movements of activities like washing windows, painting, or baseball pitching. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older, CARESPACE can help.
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CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away
Good news – if you’re looking for shoulder bursitis treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.
There are many causes of shoulder bursitis
Common causes of shoulder bursitis include long periods of leaning on your shoulder, repetitive motions that strain or irritate the area, and direct trauma to the shoulder. This condition can also be caused by poor posture, as well as underlying medical conditions such as gout and rheumatoid arthritis. It can affect anyone regardless of age or gender; however it is more common among people who take part in certain physical activities like baseball or weightlifting. Treatment for shoulder bursitis includes chiropractic care, physiotherapy and massage therapy, with special exercises used to mobilize the affected joint. In some cases, surgery may be needed to remove inflamed tissue from the area.
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We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your shoulder bursitis quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.
What is shoulder bursitis?
Shoulder bursitis is a common condition caused by inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs located at various sites in the shoulder joint. Each sac, known as a bursa, acts to reduce friction between adjacent structures such as bones and tendons which can be aggravated during overuse activities like throwing or repeating arm motions. Over time this repeated movement can cause the bursa to become infected, leading to swelling and pain that can interfere with range of motion in the affected shoulder.
What are the symptoms of shoulder bursitis?
Common symptoms of shoulder bursitis include tenderness, pain, and stiffness when moving the shoulder joint. Patients may experience sharp or dull pain which can occur most often when raising the arm or lying on the affected side in bed. Some additional signs of shoulder bursitis involve swelling around the shoulder joint and a grating sensation when the joint is moved. If you suspect you may have shoulder bursitis, it is important to consult your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment plan as soon as possible.
What are the treatments for shoulder bursitis?
Depending on the severity of the condition, treatments for shoulder bursitis may range from resting, icing and taking anti-inflammatory medication to seeking chiropractic or physiotherapy care. Massage therapy can also be beneficial in providing relief from pain and tension; it helps release endorphins which can reduce stress and improve circulation to the affected area. Chiropractic care focuses on restoring proper alignment to the spine and joints, allowing for improved mobility and decreased inflammation. Physiotherapy treatments target specific muscles through targeted exercises and stretches to help strengthen them and promote healing.
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Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for shoulder bursitis. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.
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