Upper trapezius pain can be extremely uncomfortable and if left unaddressed will have a considerable effective your life. It's often a huge concern for those who spend a large part of their day at a computer or a desk. It's also probably one of the most common complaints chiropractors see in their office. If you ask around your friends, I'll almost guarantee you that you'll find a few other people who experience upper trapezius pain and discomfort. In this article we'll cover some common questions about upper trapezius pain and how it's treated in our Cary chiropractic office.
The psoas muscle is often tight and tender on a lot of people, if you don't have tightness and tenderness in the psoas consider yourself lucky! Much of it is related to our western lifestyle of sitting a lot, not moving very much, and not making flexibility a priority. As we've moved from standing up straight to sitting much more often, new problems arise. The psoas is at the core of these and a psoas muscle release is just what the doctor ordered.
Acupuncture for tension headaches is a great treatment option if you're suffering from pain in the neck and head and looking for a solution. Many people end up managing their tension headaches with medication, which many times can be effective, but other times is not. If you've seen a medical doctor and are interested in integrating alternative care like acupuncture to address tension headaches, it may be worth trying. Our Cary chiropractor who does acupuncture believes acupuncture is a great option for addressing tension headaches and has seen many patients get headache relief with acupuncture.
Chiropractic care for elbow tendonitis and tendinopathy should be a first line treatment, and evidence supports it's use before surgery or steroid injections. These more invasive treatments have their place, but providers agree conservative care for elbow injuries should be the first step. Chiropractors can treat tennis elbow and golfer's elbow with a number of treatment strategies that have scientific evidence to back them. The nature of tennis elbow and golfer's elbow tendonitis or tendinopathy injury is typically similar, and mostly differs in where it is occurring. Tennis elbow is tendonitis and tendinopathy in the lateral (outside) part of the forearm, this is why health care providers call it lateral epicondylitis.
Dry needling for shoulder impingement can help relieve pain and dysfunction in your shoulder. If you've been diagnosed with shoulder impingement or you've done your own research and suspect that you may have an impinged shoulder, dry needling is a great treatment. Our Cary chiropractors see cases of shoulder impingement on a daily basis and have used chiropractic for shoulder impingement to help many patients not only find relief but get back to being active in CrossFit and other sports. Let's answer some questions like "What is shoulder impingement?", "Can dry needling help shoulder impingement?" and "Can chiropractic help shoulder impingement?"
Chiropractic care for hip mobility is a great asset if you're looking to increase your range of motion and feel better. If there's one thing that the majority of active people, especially CrossFit people, struggle with it's hip mobility. Chiropractic care for hip mobility is a great treatment option because chiropractors are not just experts on the back and neck, they're JOINT EXPERTS! Our Cary chiropractors are official providers for 3 gyms in the region and work on hip mobility every day they're in the office. Hip mobility is generally something that can improve with some hard work on your own, and a chiropractor for athletes. Let's look at, how hips get tight and chiropractic care for hip mobility.