Our Chiropractors in Midtown, NY Treat Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff is an arrangement of muscles and tendons that work together to help the shoulder move. The rotator cuff also keeps your shoulder stable by holding the top of your upper arm bone in the socket of your shoulder. Fortunately, our Midtown, NY chiropractors at Balanced Health Medical can provide treatment that eases the pain the disability of rotator cuff injuries.

Woman with a rotator cuff injury.

Hell's Kitchen Chiropractor Discuses Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries cause a dull ache or pain in the shoulder, especially when the person moves his or her arm or shoulder. These injuries can prevent people from going to work, taking care of their families, or engaging in their favorite pastimes. Rotator cuff injuries can even make simple tasks of daily living, such as combing hair or putting on a shirt, nearly impossible. There are several types of rotator cuff injuries, including tendinitis, bursitis, and tears.


Tendinitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the tendon, which is a tough band of tissue that holds muscle to bone.


Bursitis is a type of rotator cuff injury in which a bursa, which as a fluid-filled sac that serves as a cushion between the bones of your shoulder and the muscles and tendons there.


While the tendons that hold muscle to bone are strong, they can tear.

Rotator cuff injuries are often the result of aging – time can wear down tendons. These injuries can happen as the result of falls, especially when someone falls onto his or her outstretched hand.

Chiropractic Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Treatment for rotator cuff injuries depends largely on the nature of the injury and the severity of pain. Rotator cuff injury treatment always starts with an accurate diagnosis, which includes an examination of the shoulder and possibly x-rays to determine the cause.

Treatment usually includes rest and ice to reduce pain immediately after the injury. Physical therapy for shoulder cuff injuries focuses on gentle exercises that restore strength and flexibility to the shoulder joint.

Contact Balanced Health Medical for Chiropractic Care near Rockefeller Center

Balanced Health Medical has the chiropractors Midtown, NY residents rely on for rotator cuff injury treatments and more. Whether you are in Midtown east, Midtown west, or Rockefeller Center, our Manhattan, NY chiropractors have the training and experience to treat your injuries. Balanced Health Medical is located at 133 E 58th St #1101 in New York, NY 10022. Make your appointment today by calling (212)-755-1717.

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