Extremity Symptoms

ARM & LEG

Carpal Tunnel

JOINT PAIN

SHOUL-DER

comfortable, there’s simply no reason to live with the pain. We use the joints for almost everything, so keeping them healthy and in good condition should be a top priority.

Where to Go for the Highest Quality Care

If you would like to try chiropractic care to improve the health of the joints, check out Richardson Neck and Back. The last thing you need when you’re searching for quality care is more stress. Luckily, Richardson Neck and Back makes the process easy with walk-in visits and affordable pricing for everyone. Believe it or not, you don’t have to live with joint pain! Get the care you need and improve your health in a big way beginning with a trip to Richardson Neck and Back today.

So can chiropractors adjust any joints in the body? This might depend. Some of the most commonly requested adjustments include the back and neck, wrists, ankles, knees, elbows, and shoulders. An adjustment in any of these areas might bring about a reduction of pain as well as an improvement in the mobility of that particular joint.

Considering most of us know that joint pain is an almost inevitable part of life, it might be tempting to just live with it. But why? When care is so readily available and can make life more

Joint Pain Relief

  • Wrist

  • Arm

  • Upper spine

Misalignment in the spine does contribute to symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. At Richardson Neck and Back we aim to correct improper alignment in your spine. Our chiropractors administer care for more than just relieving pain. The ultimate goal of Dr. Kirk is to help restore and maintain the body's natural state of ideal health.

Typically, chiropractic care, for CTS is to address the problematic wrist and elbow, as well as adjustments of the upper spine. It may be advised to rest the affected arm, apply cold to reduce inflammation, perform recommended exercises, or wear a splint and or brace to immobilize the area.

Some common treatments areas include:

The earlier that CTS is diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome

It is almost always caused by pressure on the spinal nerve root by either the facet of the vertebra or by the disc itself.

 

The symptoms of this inflammation include:

  • Pain down the course of the nerve

  • Numbness down the course of the nerve

  • Weakness

  • Electrical shocks or pulsations (rare)

  • Paresthesia - fuzzy, tingling or pins and needles feeling as if your arm, leg, hand, foot is going to sleep

  • Hot, burning sensation

Due to the complexity of the joints and the vast number of possible causes of your leg or arm pain, it is important to have a professional evaluation to determine the source. Using a combination of a thorough review of your medical history, a physical examination, and advanced imaging techniques, a chiropractor can get a comprehensive picture that will lead to the root cause of your pain.

Using non-invasive and carefully applied adjustments, chiropractors assist the body in gently re-positioning the vertebrae which can provide both instant and long term relief. If you are experiencing arm or leg pain, don't wait for it to become unbearable, schedule a consultation with our team at Richardson Neck and Back today.

The shoulder and hip joints are two of the most mobile and frequently used joints in the body. They are also a frequent site of injury and pain for many people we see at Richardson Neck and Back.  From overuse to sports injuries, the causes are many, and the results range from slight discomfort to complete immobilization. The following article from Richardson Neck and Back gives information on some of the most common issues that lead to shoulder and leg pain, as well as a description of how chiropractic adjustments can help to reverse it. 

Pain & Numbness in Arms and Legs

Finding Answers

When you come in Dr. Kirk will want to know the details of your shoulder pain, your normal schedule, and your health history. Dr. Kirk will explain how improved spinal health may help shoulder, neck and back pain and other joint discomfort.

A spinal adjustment may be used to assess spinal health, and seek pain relief. As the problem is assessed, you, your chiropractor and your doctor may become a team to find the best answers.

The shoulder consists of the collarbone, upper arm bone and shoulder blade. If you have shoulder pain you may be tempted to move less, but stopping can make shoulder problems worse.

Here are some possible symptoms:

  • Muscle imbalances can happen when you slouch at a desk, or hunch over a keyboard. Making sure your workplace is up to par, and learning some new posture exercises could make a difference.  ure fixes - Your posture may need work. Post

  • Range of motion - Shoulder pain can occur when you reach overhead to hoist heavy boxes onto high shelves.

  • Activity overload - Too much exercise or simple overuse can strain the shoulders.

  • Injuries – Whiplash in car accidents or sports mishaps can impact shoulders.

​Stop by Richardson Neck and Back to get a handle on your health, wellness and fitness issues. Everything is simple at Richardson Neck and Back. No insurance is needed with affordable personal healthcare plans. No appointments are needed. Walk-in visits are welcome and evening hours are available.

Shoulder pain can be a common complaint for people who are active, especially in sports. It is noted that as many as 50% of the people have had shoulder pain. However, the elderly are more likely to have this problem, especially with the rotator cuff. Of 100 senior citizens, 25% will have shoulder pain-related problems. A third of those who suffer from this condition, experience it due to an injury, while more than 20% of cases are from work-related incidents.

Shoulder pain can affect your quality of life and make movement difficult