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Shoulder Slap Lesion Pain Relief

Shoulder slap lesion is a painful and often chronic injury of the shoulder joint. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older, CARESPACE can help.

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The best treatment for shoulder slap lesions near you

CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for shoulder slap lesions 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 slap lesions

The primary causes of shoulder slap lesions include overuse or sudden impacts, such as direct and forceful contact during sports or other physical activities. To prevent this condition from occurring it is important to practice proper technique and maintain good physical health. For those already suffering from shoulder slap lesion, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and massage therapy can be beneficial treatments if caught in the early stages. Professional chiropractors can identify the sources of pain associated with shoulder slap lesions and take steps to reduce pain levels as well as prevent further occurrences. It may also be necessary to use specialized techniques in order to retrain muscles that have become weakened through injury or overuse, so seeking out therapeutic advice is encouraged when experiencing long-lasting shoulder problems.

Get the best treatment to help your shoulder slap lesion

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 slap lesion 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 a shoulder slap lesion?

A shoulder slap lesion, also known as a superior labrum anterior and posterior (SLAP) tear, is an injury to the superior labrum of the shoulder joint. This condition usually occurs in physically active people, particularly those involved in activities that involve repetitive overhead activity or throwing motions, such as baseball pitchers or javelin throwers.

What are the symptoms of a shoulder slap lesion?

The main symptoms of shoulder slap lesions is pain or tenderness at the inferior angle of the scapula. In addition, athletes may experience clicking or popping sounds when they move their arms or shoulders, as well as a decreased range of motion in these body parts. Swelling and stiffness may also occur in severe cases, making movement even more difficult. Diagnosis is typically made based on physical examination and imaging tests.

What are the treatments for shoulder slap lesion?

Treatment for a shoulder slap lesion typically includes chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. chiropractic care may focus on decreasing pain and inflammation while improving range of motion and strength. It is also important to address poor posture if that seems to be an underlying factor. Physiotherapy can continue soft tissue healing and restore muscle balance by strengthening the tight muscles around the shoulder joint. Lastly, massage therapy helps reduce inflammation in the area and provide relief from pain. With this combination of treatments, it can help restore full mobility of the shoulder joint and reduce recurrences of injury.

Get the shoulder slap lesion treatment that's right for you

Choose Your Chiropractor

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By performing chiropractic adjustments, they can help realign your shoulder and promote healthy blood circulation in the area. They can also recommend exercises and stretches specific to your shoulder slap lesion to help speed up the healing process.

Choose Your RMT

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By targeting the affected area, massage therapists can help reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and alleviate tension resulting in reduced pain caused by shoulder slap lesion and increased range of motion.

Choose Your Physiotherapist

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Physiotherapy is an effective treatment option for shoulder slap lesions. It involves an exercise program that can help improve your range of motion and strength, while reducing pain and swelling.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for your shoulder slap lesion. 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.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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