Solving pain and injuries to the shoulders can be complicated. Many chiropractors only adjust the spine, which can be helpful, but usually not enough to resolve a shoulder problem permanently. In our experience, testing each of the 42 muscles in the shoulder and arm is vital for a proper diagnosis. We find that re-activating the muscles, adjusting the shoulder and associated structures can usually resolve a client’s complaints in 2-6 weeks. If we can’t get results in that period, we usually schedule an MRI and consult with our network of providers to find a solution.
Here are a few types of shoulder injuries that we have had success in correcting at Utah Sports and Wellness: