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Metro Denver Accident & Injury Centers

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2290 Kipling Street Unit 6
Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-457-4570

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Monday9:30 - NOON2:30 - 6:00
Tuesday9:30 - NOON2:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:30 - NOON2:30 - 6:00
Friday9:30 - 1:00By Appt.
SaturdayBy Appt.Closed
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Shoulder Pain Treatment with our Lakewood, Westminster & Aurora Chiropractor

Man with shoulder pain

We do more than treat spines! Our Lakewood, Westminster, and Aurora chiropractor team has extensive experience diagnosing, treating, and preventing a number of conditions affecting the entire body, including the shoulder joint. 

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain & Associated Symptoms

When the shoulder is injured, pain is often dull, achy, or even sharp with certain movements. The pain may present only during specific ranges of motion in what's known as a "painful arc," or it could hurt all the time and even wake you up in your sleep. Additional symptoms may include weakness, instability or clicking noises, decreased mobility, and swelling or tenderness.

So, what could be causing all these issues? Specific events such as a car crash, personal injury at work, or sports injury are common precipitating factors. Based on your symptoms, personal history, and clinical examination, our chiropractors will be able to provide you with a specific diagnosis and customize your treatment plan based around this information. Here are a few of the most common diagnoses we see regarding shoulder pain:

  • Shoulder Dislocation: when the articulating surfaces within the glenohumeral joint "pop" out of place, this can cause significant pain and may lead to long-term weakness and instability 
  • Shoulder Bursitis: inflammation and irritation to the fluid-filled sacs surrounding your shoulder joint, which typically reduce friction near tendons
  • Frozen Shoulder: a history of injury or surgery in or near the shoulder can cause a progressive and significant decrease in range of motion
  • Rotator Cuff Injury: muscle strains and tears are common in the many small stabilizing muscles around your shoulder, especially due to sports or work-related tasks
  • Tendonitis/Impingement Syndrome: damage and inflammation to tendons typically due to bone rubbing against them (repetitive movement or poor posture can cause this)

Shoulder pain can also be referred from the neck and upper back. Whiplash, for instance, a common syndrome following an auto accident, often presents with shoulder pain and stiffness.

How a Doctor of Chiropractic Can Help Resolve Shoulder Pain

A doctor of chiropractic can offer natural and non-invasive pain management for shoulder dysfunction, including

  • Joint mobilizations, to improve normal alignment and promote tissue healing
  • Corrective exercises, to heal and strengthen your rotator cuff
  • Interferential electrical stimulation, to reduce pain
  • Massage therapy, to reduce pain, swelling, and scarring

Schedule an Appointment with Metro Denver Accident & Injury Center

If you live in the Denver area and are looking for help resolving a nagging shoulder injury, contact our chiropractor team at the Metro Denver Accident & Injury Centers. We have three convenient locations and a compassionate, caring staff ready to help you!To schedule your first appointment, call: (303) 457-4570 - Westminster location, (720) 328-9033 - Lakewood location, (303) 927-7027 for our Aurora location

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I was involved in a motor vehicle accident and was able to get an appointment the same day. Dr. Ron provided a detailed evaluation of my injuries and provided me with the resources I needed throughout the duration of my treatment. The treatments were catered to my injuries and active lifestyle needs.

- Patrick H. / Lakewood, CO

Metro Denver Accident & Injury Centers Hours:

680 W. 121st Ave., Ste. 100
Westminster, CO 80234

Monday 8:30 - 12:30 2:30 - 6:00
Tuesday Closed 2:00 - 6:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 12:30 2:30 - 6:00
Thursday Closed 2:00 - 6:00
Friday 8:30 - 12:30 Closed
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

2290 Kipling Street Unit 6
Lakewood, CO 80215

Monday 9:00 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Friday 9:00 - 12:00 Closed
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00 (Every Other)
Sunday Closed Closed

15062 East Mississippi Ave
Aurora, CO 80012

Monday 9:30 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 12:00 Closed
Thursday 9:30 - 12:00 2:30 - 6:00
Friday 9:00 - 12:00 2:30pm - 5:00pm (Every other week)
Saturday 8:30 - 12:00 Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Meet Dr. Christopher Higgins Dr. Christopher Higgins is a licensed Chiropractor serving the Westminster community. Dr. Christopher Higgins has been freeing people from pain in the clinic in Westminster, CO. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Higgins is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of patients.Read More

Meet Dr. Ronald Losiewicz We are dedicated to serving the needs of our patients each and every day. Dr. Losiewicz has been helping people achieve better health since 2002. He established himself in Chicago and joined with Dr. Christopher Higgins and Westminster Accident & Injury Center in 2014. Read More


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  • 15062 East Mississippi Ave Aurora, CO 80012
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