All posts in category Muscle and Joint Pain

Is It A Pulled Muscle Or A Pinched Nerve?

Drivers who come into Chirostop for their DOT physical, often ask me about upper back pain they’re experiencing, and I get this question all the time: “Doc – I have this pain that starts at the base of my skull, goes to the top of my shoulder and moves into the middle of my back […]

Many Truckers Experience Shoulder Pain

You know, I see a lot of drivers during the year with the same problem – ‘trucker’s shoulder’. What the heck is ‘trucker’s shoulder’? A repetitive strain injury It’ a repetitive strain injury that builds up over time in long distance drivers. It occurs because OTR drivers use their left arm predominantly to steer the […]