Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear & Tendinitis

Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Tear in Kansas City

Rotator cuff tendonitis develops over time as an acute injury becomes increasingly irritated.

The rotator cuff consists of 4 main small muscle groups that provide stability and improve the overall function of the shoulder. The muscles include the infraspinatus, teres minor, supraspinatus, and subscapularis. Each muscle or muscle groups have a different function with the shoulder. Rotator cuff tendonitis leads to abnormal shoulder movement and compensations that further create the dysfunction within the shoulder joint.

Symptoms of a rotator cuff tear

Pain and symptoms of a shoulder rotator cuff tear may include:
  • Pain or inability to raise the arm
  • Sharp pain with rotation of the affected shoulder
  • Locking or catching sensations in the shoulder
  • Referred pain to the front or outside of the affected arm
  • Stiffness and a limited range of motion in the shoulder
  • Instability and a feeling of weakness in the shoulder
  • Lack of range of motion
  • Popping or clicking sound in the shoulder

Treatment for rotator cuff tears & tendinitis

Looking for Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Tear in Kansas City? Treatment for rotator cuff tears & tendinitis include soft tissue therapy to the surrounding area. Biomechanical correction of joint movements and proper strengthening of the rotator cuff is necessary to improve function.

Our treatment process

F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic utilizes A.R.T. and Graston to provide soft tissue relief of pain and inflammation that develops around the rotator cuff muscles. Our chiropractic care for rotator cuff tears are highly sought in the Kansas City area.

Dry needling is also performed to decrease muscle tightness and irritation within the shoulder area. These soft tissue treatments are then complemented with rehabilitative exercises to provide lasting results.

Treatments for rotator cuff tears

For post surgical care, check out physical therapy for rotator cuff tears.

Graston Technique

Active Release Techniques

Chiropractic Rehabilitation Exercises

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Contact 22120 Midland Dr. Shawnee, KS 66226 15040 Newton Lane Overland Park, KS 66223 401 NW Murray Rd Lee's Summit, MO 64081 9120 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, KS 66212 4940 W 137th St. Suite C Leawood, KS 66224 505 S. Hospital Dr. Paola, KS 66071 2113 E Kansas City Rd. Olathe, KS 66061 5000 East Bannister Rd. Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64137 1860 N. Church Rd. Suite B Liberty, MO 64068 1800 Wyandotte #201 Kansas City, MO 64108