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The shoulder, the most movable joint in the human body, consists of a group of four muscles and their tendons, called the rotator cuff, giving the shoulder a wide range of motion. When there is damage, swelling, or bone changes around the rotator cuff, you will experience shoulder pain. It may be difficult to lift your arm above your head, or to move it forward or behind your back.

One of the most common complaints, shoulder pain can be caused by many issues, Such as:

With today’s high-tech jobs and online schooling, many adults and children spend a lot of their day gazing into computers or staring down at their smartphones. The muscles around the neck joints will become tired and overstretched. Driving for long periods of time can also have the same effect. Eventually, day after day of these postures, you will eventually end up with displaced neck joints, shoulder tightness, pain, and discomfort.

This leads you to the question, “What is the fastest way to relieve neck pain?” Of course, consulting a neck chiropractor for treatment is the best option to obtain pain relief, combining stretching and manipulation. In addition, here are some things you can do easily in your home:

With summer here and people increasing their activities, whether in professional or amateur sports activities, it is possible that some type of injury can occur at any point in time. This could be due to a poor warm-up, ineffective stretching techniques, poor posture, or undetected problems in the spine or joints. In order to minimize permanent injury or persistent pain, many athletes will seek chiropractic sports care by a chiropractor who understands how the body responds to various treatments.

So what does a sports chiropractor do? They help athletes recover faster from injuries and also to prevent further damage.  They help the athlete optimize their athletic function through non-invasive joint manipulation, while helping improve muscle tone, balance, and performance. They can pinpoint and resolve small issues that could create problems when stressed by repetitive movement, even if it is currently painful.

Did you know that massage therapy dates back thousands of years to ancient countries such as China, Japan, India, Egypt, Greece, and Rome? During the Renaissance, it became popular in Europe and was introduced in the United States in 1850 where it became popular for a variety of health reasons. During the 1930s and 40s, it lost some of its popularity because of the scientific and technological advances in medical treatment. However, during the 1970s athletes started using massage therapy to help them in their game, reinstating the popularity of massage therapy.

So what does massage therapy do? Research supports the general conclusion that massage therapy is effective for a variety of health reasons that are beneficial for most people, including:

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