Shoulder discomfort is a condition reported by many car crash patients, and there are two basic causes.
The first is direct injury to the shoulder during the crash. If your shoulder hits something directly, it can tear the joint capsule. In addition, if you are gripping the steering wheel tightly during a rear-end impact, your torso can lag behind the car, placing tension on your wrists and shoulders.
The second cause of shoulder pain is not as straightforward and can be trickier to identify. Stress to the neck or spine can create pressure on the nerve fibers that travel from the spine to your shoulder, arm, and hands. This can be baffling, as the pain or numbness is experienced in one part of your body, while the problem is actually in your spine.
Chiropractic care is a well-known, reliable way to help men and women with shoulder pain, and we've been working with these types of injuries in Loveland, OH since 2012.
If you have been in a crash and have signs of shoulder injury, Dr. Kauffman is here to help. We can help pinpoint the root cause of your problem and develop a treatment plan to help you restore your health. We have helped many people in Loveland, OH heal from these types of problems.
Call our office today at (513) 444-4529 for a consultation or for more advice.