Shoulder Pain Specialist

Rockville Family Chiropractic Clinic

Chiropractor located in Rockville, MD

Dr. Huichul Kim serves Rockville, Maryland and the surrounding area out of the Rockville Family Chiropractic Clinic. His knowledge of anatomy and knowing the underlying causes of shoulder pain allow him to care for patients and relieve their pain through all-natural means.

Shoulder Pain Q & A

What Causes Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain arises as a result of injuries, arthritis, and overuse, just to name a few reasons. These issues may benefit from visiting a chiropractor. However, some shoulder conditions that cause pain and a decreased range of motion, such as infection, a break or cancer, don't respond to chiropractic treatment.

What Can a Chiropractor Do for Shoulder Pain?

A chiropractor has the potential to relieve pain in conditions that cause either chronic or acute pain. It may reduce inflammation as well. A chiropractor like Dr. Kim uses various treatment methods to increase a patient's range of motion in his or her shoulder.

What Treatments Does a Chiropractor Use to Treat Shoulder Pain?

A chiropractor may use manual manipulation to work the muscles in the shoulders. He may recommend certain exercises that will help the patient achieve a quicker and more optimal recovery. Massage therapy has the potential to loosen muscles and ultimately reduce pain. In most cases, patients respond better to a therapeutic massage rather than a deep tissue massage for most conditions of the shoulder. Posture rehabilitation corrects posture issues that can lead to shoulder pain. In some cases, the patient may require more than standard treatments and require complete physical therapy to gain a more optimal level of movement. The chiropractor may recommend lifestyle changes like taking frequent breaks in between sitting for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer.

How Many Treatments Does a Patient Require?

This depends on the condition and the severity of it. Those with chronic shoulder pain may require several months or even a year or more of treatment to keep the pain at bay. Almost all patients require more than one treatment. The chiropractor will assess the problem and educate you how long treatment is expected to last.

Accepted Insurances

We accept most major insurance providers. We offer a complimentary verification of your health insurance. Please contact the office for more information.

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Johns Hopkins Health
Kaiser Access PPO
Kaiser Permanente
United Healthcare