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Did you recently hurt your arm in an accident, while playing sports, or from falling? Perhaps you struggle with arm pain that has been getting worse over time. No matter the case, you need relief from your arm pain so you can get back to enjoying life.
Your best option for recovering from arm pain may be to work with a chiropractor in Clearwater, FL. Consider the possible underlying reasons for your arm pain and how Dr. Monte Venis at Back and Neck Pain Center can help you feel healthy and strong again.
To discuss your concerns with Dr. Venis, or to schedule a consultation, please call our chiropractic office in Clearwater at (727) 726-4743.
First, it’s essential to know that sudden pain in one or both arms could be a sign of a heart attack. Pain occurs because oxygen is abruptly cut off due to a blockage in the heart that prevents blood from flowing into the muscle.
Other symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain or pressure, shortness of breath, nausea, and dizziness. If you have these symptoms, call 911.
Arm and shoulder pain may also be the result of angina, a condition caused by heart disease that decreases blood flow. Tightness in your chest might make it feel as though you’re having a heart attack. Call your doctor for advice about how to avoid a heart attack caused by angina.
If you rule out heart problems as the cause of your arm pain, you may still be in search of the real reason. Sports injuries or simply overusing your arm could be to blame. Here are some possible causes to consider:
Sometimes, you don’t have heart problems, and you haven’t suffered a traumatic injury, but you still have arm pain. In this case, one of these causes might be to blame:
Your initial reaction to treating lingering arm pain might be to take painkillers. If this isn’t enough, or you prefer not to pop pills, don’t resort to surgery just yet—chiropractic care might be enough to remedy your arm pain without going under the knife.
The chiropractic arm pain treatments available at Back and Neck Pain Center include:
After a few weeks of dealing with your mysterious arm pain, you may be ready to receive a diagnosis and begin treatment. Dr. Venis has over 30 years of experience creating individualized treatment plans based on the needs of each patient. Whether your arm pain is caused by a sports injury, overuse, or another underlying reason, we can help you get to the bottom of it.
Your path to pain-free living begins with a free consultation at our Clearwater office. To learn more, or to schedule your appointment with Dr. Venis, please call us at (727) 726-4743.