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Upper Extremity Injuries in Athens

Elbow Pain in Athens PA

WHAT ARE UPPER EXTREMITIES?

Extremities are the joints of the body that lie outside of the spine.   The joints of the upper extremity include:

  • Shoulders
  • Elbows
  • Wrists
  • Hands
  • Fingers

COMMON CAUSES OF EXTREMITY PAIN

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Falls
  • Direct Trauma
  • Subluxations
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Overuse
  • Ligament/Tendon Tears
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries
  • Dislocations

At Horn Family Chiropractic in Athens, we evaluate the extremity for subluxations, joint fixations, and motion dysfunction.


SYMPTOMS OF EXTREMITY DYSFUNCTION:

  • Pain
  • Weakness
  • Numbness or Tingling
  • Stiffness
  • Lack of Motion
  • Catching or Locking

The goal of adjusting extremities is to restore the original and proper alignment of the joint, which allows it to have normal and proper function, eliminating pain.


SHOULDER PAIN

  • Your shoulder is a complex system, designed to allow a wide range of motion.
  • Due to its versatility, your shoulder is susceptible to a variety of injuries that can cause long-term complications and pain.

WE APPROACH EXTREMITY INJURIES DIFFERENTLY IN ATHENS

  • We start with a thorough evaluation, which includes a detailed history and full physical exam to rule out all possible causes of your injury.
  • We examine your spine and extremities for misalignments and motion dysfunction.
  • X-rays will be taken to evaluate the physical structure of your spine and extremity.
  • Our assessment will determine the exact treatment necessary.

HOW WE TREAT YOUR EXTREMITY INJURY DEPENDS ON YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS:

  • SPECIFIC CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENTS to improve spinal and extremity function and alleviate the stress on your nerves
  • SPECIALIZED MYOFASCIAL TECHNIQUES to address tension or myofascial restrictions in the extremity.
  • CLASS IV DEEP TISSUE LASER THERAPY to reduce the pain and inflammation in the injured extremity. This will also help to increase blood and nutrient flow to the area to promote recovery and decrease pain

***DON’T WAIT UNTIL YOUR PAIN GETS WORSE.  CALL OUR OFFICE TODAY, OR CLICK THE NEW PATIENT SPECIAL BUTTON TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE TO FIND OUT IF WE CAN HELP YOU.***

OFFICE HOURS


Monday
7:15am - 11:00am
2:30pm - 6:15pm


Tuesday
7:15am - 11:00am
2:30pm - 6:15pm


Wednesday
7:15am - 11:00am


Thursday
7:15am - 11:00am
2:30pm - 6:15pm


Friday
7:15am - 11:00am


Saturday
Closed

Horn Family Chiropractic
29767 Route 220
Athens, PA 18810
(570) 882-9009

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