What is the Musculoskeletal System?
The Musculoskeletal System provides form, support, stability, and movement to the body. It is made up of the bones of the skeleton, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints, and other connective tissue that supports and binds tissues and organs together.
How Can Musculoskeletal Issues Cause Pain?
Acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries can cause severe pain. Some of the most common causes of musculoskeletal injures are:
Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions and Symptoms
Testing for Musculoskeletal Pain
Your integrative pain team might perform the following test to analyze musculoskeletal damage
Treatments for Musculoskeletal Pain
Chiropractic Adjustment: The use of chiropractic adjustments can fix postural, muscle and joint issues
Rehabilitation Therapy: The use of rehabilitation therapies consisting of ultrasound, cold laser, STIM and other therapies can help with musculoskeletal related issues
Exercise Therapy: These therapies can help stretch sore muscles and improve flexibility
Postural Orthotics: Orthotics can help stabilize specific areas on the body leading to better recovery of injuries
Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injection: These injections help increase synovial lubrication between knee joints giving pain relief
Prolotherapy Injection: Prolotherapy injections stimulate the body’s healing processes to strengthen and repair injured and painful joint and connective tissues
Stem Cell Therapy: This revolution approach to joint and knee pain uses stem cells to help repair damaged tissue and joints