Musculoskeletal Treatments

Trauma to an area, wear and tear, damaged muscle tissue; car accidents, sprains, dislocations, and postural problems are just a few of the causes of musculoskeletal pain and injury.

Musculoskeletal pain can be experienced as an overall body ache, or localized pain to injured areas. It often results in sleep disorders and fatigue.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a well-known musculoskeletal injury, with pain specific to the hand, fingers, and wrist. It is usually treated with a splint and physiotherapy.

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder, which often requires medication to increase the body’s serotonin and norepinephrine levels.  These neurotransmitters help manage pain, sleep and the immune system.

    Complementary care practitioners offer a variety of treatments to cope with musculoskeletal pain, including:

    • Therapeutic massage
    • Acupuncture
    • Acupressure
    • Occupational therapy
    • Chiropractic care
    • Exercise therapy
    • Relaxation/biofeedback techniques
    • Manual therapy
    • Injections with anti-inflammatory medications in an around the site

    If you are experiencing musculoskeletal pain, consult with a healthcare practitioner in your area for a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.

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