Common Conditions

Effective Shoulder
Pain Treatment

As shoulder pain is a common condition amongst people in the community, effective shoulder pain treatment in Thornbury and Preston is a vital service at Northside Chiro.

If you are suffering from shoulder pain and struggling to find relief please contact us for assistance or to make a booking.

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Common causes of shoulder pain include direct trauma or sports injury, overuse injuries, overhead movements usually with a weight, neck and mid-back pain and poor posture.

Common conditions associated with shoulder pain include:

  • shoulder bursitis
  • bicep tendinopathy
  • inflammation
  • osteoarthritis
  • a history of shoulder dislocations and poor posture
  • strains
  • frozen shoulder
  • arthritis
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A frozen shoulder can cause shoulder pain

Some Common Symptoms Include:

  • pain/discomfort at raising your arms past your shoulder
  • the feeling of arm weakness
  • burning pain and pins and needles
  • pain lifting objects
  • pain referring down the arm
  • chest pain
  • reduced movement

One of the main ways a chiropractor would help with shoulder pain is by addressing and assessing the relationship between the spine shoulder and elbow, manual adjustments, as well as activator methods and soft tissue therapy, would be applied, strength and conditioning along with posture advice would also compliment management.

Shoulder Pain Treatment Options

Our specialists can help painful shoulder conditions and improve mobility with a series of strategies, this will include spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisation, joint manipulation, exercise and strengthening rehab.
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Shoulder pain, spinal pain and shoulder blade pain can all be treated with Chiropractic care

How Northside Chiropractic Can Help You

Our passionate team of Chiropractic experts is able to assist Thornbury and Preston residents that require shoulder pain treatment.

Our Experts Doctor

Dr Lence Veljanoska

Dr Lence Veljanoska completed her Chiropractic degree at RMIT University. She is currently completing her Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (ICCSP) qualifications and previously sat on the Victorian committee of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

Helping people across all life spans reach their full potential through chiropractic care is her passion.

Dr Lence Veljanoska
Lachlan Deane

Dr Lachlan Deane

Lachlan has always played a variety of sports, and therefore has a special interest in Sports Chiropractic and treating injuries. He completed his chiropractic studies at RMIT University. He has also obtained a Diploma of Remedial Massage and Level 1 Dry Needling and Cupping Credentials.

Cost of Shoulder Pain Treatment in Thornbury and Preston

Shoulder Pain Treatment Cost in Thornbury

The price of shoulder pain treatment for Thornbury residents will depend on the severity of the shoulder pain and the recommended treatment plan for recovery. The cost of an initial consultation is $59. 

Shoulder Pain Treatment Cost in Preston

Shoulder pain treatment costs for Preston residents will be $59 for the initial appointment. Once the issue has been established we will be able to give a clearer indication of what treatment is necessary and how long recovery is expected to take.

How to Book an Appointment

To book a Chiropractic appointment at our Thornbury and Preston locations, please contact us on one of the following:


Open Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 08:00 am – 19:00 pm
  • Saturday:  08:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Sunday and after-hours appointments can be made on request.

Frequently Asked Questions

What doctor should I go to for shoulder pain?

Depending on the type of shoulder pain and injury will determine the doctor you would need to consult. A Physiotherapist or Chiropractor can be consulted initially and they may then refer to an Orthopedic surgeon if necessary. 

Residents of Thornbury and Preston can visit our clinic for an initial consult.

Can GP help with shoulder pain?

Yes, a GP can assist with shoulder pain by prescribing painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications. If the pain persists after taking medication you may need to consult a Chiropractor.

Can my shoulder joint be the cause of my shoulder pain?

Tension rotator cuff disorders are a common cause of shoulder pain. This occurs when the rotator cuff tendons become inflamed or trapped in your shoulder joint.

Will shoulder pain go away?

Our skilful and friendly team at our Thornbury and Preston clinics are experts in shoulder pain treatment. With the correct care and treatment our patients usually take 4 to 6 weeks to fully recover from shoulder pain.

When should I worry about shoulder pain?

Chronic shoulder pain may be a cause for concern. If this pain becomes unbearable it is advisable to seek emergency medical care as this could signal more serious health conditions.