Repetitive Strain Injury Chiropractor Chicago

Do you suffer muscle pain, muscle strain, inflammation and possible tissue damage?  Grandview Health Partners is a leading chiropractor clinic for repetitive strain injury treatment in Chicago. We offer several treatment options including a natural solution to relieve and manage muscle pain, muscle strain, inflammation and tissue damage.

Understanding muscle pain, muscle strain, inflammation and tissue damage and how it affects you may help you relieve and manage it with routine chiropractic care at our clinic.

Chiropractic Care for Repetitive Strain Injuries in Chicago IL

What is a Repetitive Strain Injury?

Repetitive Strain Injury or RSI is an overuse injury which occurs when doing something over and over again causing pain, muscle strain, inflammation, and possible tissue damage. Repetitive motion problems, also called repetitive strain injuries, are the most common form of occupational (workplace) injuries. This disorder is commonly experienced by individuals who have jobs that require repetitive motion or at a very high intensity and is responsible for approximately 50% of work-related injuries.

Repetitive Motion Injury Symptoms

Tendinitis: The most common symptom associated with tendinitis is pain over the site involved. Tendinitis is made worse by active motion of the inflamed tendon. The skin overlying the inflamed tendon may be red and warm to the touch.

Biceps: The painful spot is usually in the groove where the arm meets the shoulder. You can reproduce the pain by flexing your elbow at 90 and trying to turn your hand palm up (called supination) against resistance.

Tennis elbow: This pain is in the lateral elbow and is reproduced by cocking your wrist back (extending the wrist) as if you are bringing a tennis racket back to hit the ball.

Golfer’s elbow: This pain occurs in the medial elbow but is made worse by flexing the wrist forward as if you are hitting a golf ball.

Rotator cuff: Raising your arm out to the side reproduces this pain. The painful area is usually over the affected shoulder.

Bursitis: Common symptoms include pain, tenderness, and decreased range of motion over the affected area. Redness, swelling, and a crunchy feeling when the joint is moved (crepitus) may also occur.

Knee: This condition involves swelling over the bottom part of the kneecap that is red and warm to the touch. Usually, the range of motion of the knee will be less because of the pain that bending and straightening the knee causes.

Elbow: Pain, swelling, and redness are found over the elbow. The pain gets worse when you flex and extend your arm at the elbow.

Hip: Your pain is increased by walking or by lying on the affected side. Bringing your leg away from and toward the midline of the body can also reproduce the pain.

Can chiropractic treatment help with repetitive strain injuries?

Chiropractic care is one way to manage and relieve the swelling and pain which is caused by a repetitive strain injury.  Chiropractic care provides patients who suffer from repetitive motion injuries a non-invasive treatment program to help relieve their symptoms.  At Grandview Health Partners our doctors of chiropractic can work to diagnose and treat your repetitive strain injury. We will create a personalized treatment plan that may include chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, exercise rehab, stretching, soft tissue and more.  Treatments will aim to reduce inflammation, strengthen weakened muscles, increase range of motion and improve the function of the injured area. If your symptoms do not respond to conservative care or need co-management, we have an experienced network of medical specialists whom we refer our patients to whenever additional treatment is needed.  This network includes some well known orthopedic surgeons and pain management doctors in Chicago.

If you want to see if chiropractic care is right for your condition, please contact our chiropractors for repetitive strain injury treatment in Chicago to get the appropriate treatment for you. Call or contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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 by Camila Schloemer

What I really like about Grandview Health Partners is that from the moment you step into it you are greeted with smiling faces and respect. The entire staff is courteous and professional which makes the whole trip worth it. And can no longer feel my strain injury caused by repetitive work, so amazing job, guys.