Neck & Shoulder Pain Forked River NJ: Treatment at Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation

Forked River Shoulder Pain Treatment without Surgery or Drugs

physical therapy forked riverShoulder pain Forked River, NJ: Neck pain and shoulder pain can go hand in hand and can be caused by a number of factors. Since shoulder pain can severely limit your ability to perform everyday tasks, it’s important to know where your pain is coming from and what you could do to help ease it.

Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation offers multiple services under one roof to treat a wide range of issues. We get to the source to fix the problem, rather than temporarily easing the symptoms as medications do.

A consultation with one of our Forked River doctors will help you determine the cause of your shoulder pain or neck pain, as well as the most effective treatments for your case. Each patient at Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation gets their own customized treatment plan based on their needs, goals, and history of treating the condition. Shoulder pain treatment in Forked River is within reach.

Our Lacey/Forked River location offers medical services, chiropractic, physical therapy, acupuncture, and weight loss. To make an appointment for a free initial consult or to learn more, call 732-345-1377 or fill out this form.

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Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation Lacey NJ location serves Ocean County including Lacey Township, Forked River, Barnegat, Whiting, Bayville, South Toms River, Lanoka Harbor, Berkeley Township, and more.

 

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder issues tend to happen most frequently when there is a tear or tendinitis. Conditions relating to the rotator cuff, arthritis, or injuries such as shoulder dislocation can occur.

Shoulder injuries from auto accidents and sports shoulder injuries can be a common occurrence, and may be treated at Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation.

The rotator cuff tendons provide stability to the shoulder; the muscles allow the shoulder to rotate. Each muscle of the rotator cuff inserts at the scapula, and has a tendon that attaches to the humerus. Together, the tendons and other tissues form a cuff around the humerus. Over time and through aging it is possible to wear these tendons out causing sprains, strains, tendonitis or even tears.

Shoulder pain can be especially difficult to deal with because it affects so many daily tasks. Our doctors will attempt to get you away from the cycle of having to use pain medications as a temporary solution that unfortunately can have negative long term effects. They will encourage healthier healing habits including moderate rest, ice, acupuncture, and physical therapy.

 

Forked River Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Physical therapy for shoulder injuries can be especially effective in bringing back up a patient’s range of motion, especially when paired with our other services like laser therapy, chiropractic, and acupuncture.

After receiving shoulder surgery 6 years ago, one patient began feeling pain again a few months ago. It was affecting her ability to do day to day tasks like putting on a jacket. Now that she regularly comes to MPR for physical therapy, plus laser and chiropractic, her range of motion is back up. “When my shoulder pain came back, I started seeing a chiropractor elsewhere, but that alone wasn’t enough. Having everything all in one place at Monmouth Pain has made it easy for me to get treatment, and these first few months here have really helped me.” If you’re seeking post-surgical recovery – even if it’s years later! – the Forked River physical therapy team at MPR can create a custom treatment plan for you.

 

Forked River Acupuncture for Shoulder Pain

Acupuncture utilizes various points on the body to cause the desired effects, not necessarily just the area that is in pain.

Monmouth Pain & Rehabilitation offers acupuncture in Forked River to help with shoulder pain. Acupuncture is about using the body’s natural flows and processes to achieve balance. It promotes blood flow which delivers nutrients, oxygen, and anti-inflammatories to affected areas of the body. Acupuncture also helps to relax the mind and body by sending signals to the brain to release the body’s innate painkillers.