Rotator cuff issues may be associated with a misalignment in your spine which is affecting your shoulder. Chiropractic care can help you feel better.
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Hey, it’s Dr. Troy here the Vancouver Washington chiropractor.
Today I want to talk about rotator cuff. shoulder rotator cuff.
I can’t tell how many times patients come in, they’ve been Googling and they say Dr. Troy I Googled it and I diagnosed myself and I have rotator cuff. I go, well what is that?
There are a group of muscles in the back the teres minor, the teres major, and the supraspinatus which make up some of the rotator cuff issues.
How Do You Know If You’ve Got Rotator Cuff Problems?
One thing is you may not be able to externally rotate or internally rotate your shoulder without pain or tightness or actually a lack of the inability to do that. There could be issues with the joint, with the muscle, you could have some ligamentous tears in there.
When I first got into chiropractic school I actually had a shoulder problem that a chiropractor helped me with. I couldn’t even lift milk out of the fridge, that’s how bad I’d messed up my rotator cuff muscles.
Through adjusting my spine getting the nerves open that innervate my shoulder; the guy actually never touched my shoulder. I worked on my neck to get my shoulder functioning better.
There are things you can do for the shoulder. Definitely, if there’s a misalignment in the spine that could be affecting the shoulder.
If you’ve got a rotator cuff problem one of our doctors would be happy to evaluate you to see if chiropractic is right for you. Call our office (360) 260-6903.