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What symtoms do musculoskeletal conditions manifest?

What symtoms do musculoskeletal conditions manifest?

Pain, tightness...: Pain, muscle tightness and/or spasms, limited range of motion, fatigue and weakness. ...Read more

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Exactly what is & what can cause musculoskeletal pain in center of chest? My pain only occurs during certain movements and not all of the time.

Exactly what is & what can cause musculoskeletal pain in center of chest? My pain only occurs during certain movements and not all of the time.

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is one possible cause of pain in the center of the chest with certain movements, and not all of the time. This is an inflammation at the joints between head of ribs and your sternum -- can be very painful. Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/costochondritis also there are more serious causes as well -- so best to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause new musculoskeletal, non-cardiac chest pain and l. Arm and underarm nerve tingling in healthy subjects? Recommended tests?

Nerve pain: Irritation of the brachial plexus (the nerves that come together and then branch to go to the arm) can cause these symptoms. Overuse, carrying a backpack, trauma are common causes. Less common are inflammation of the nerves or compression of the nerves. I'd recommend starting with a nerve conduction study (EMG) and then further testing would be based on those results. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of musculoskeletal pain in the abdominal area?

See details: The question does not make sense. Pain is pain. If you are inferring to abdominal pain, the character of the pain is dependent on the problem causing it. ...Read more

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What are the tests for musculoskeletal conditions?

Multiple tests: The tests available are dependent on the conditions at hand. First and foremost a comprehensive history and physical exam is needed to identify the problem and direct the appropriate testing. Most commonly, x-ray, ct scan, mri, and diagnostic ultrasound are used for additional diagnosis. Certain blood tests can screen for systemic arthritic conditions. ...Read more

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What are the work related musculoskeletal problems?

What are the work related musculoskeletal problems?

A lot: There are a lot of different work related musculoskeletal problems. They can be over use issues. Strains, sprains or tendonitis. There can be compressive nerve issues such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Neck and back problems may be work related as well. ...Read more

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What is the difference between musculoskeletal radiology and interventonal radiology?

What is the difference between musculoskeletal radiology and interventonal radiology?

MSK & Interventional: MSK focuses more on diagnostic imaging of the bones, muscles, & joints.
Interventional radiology (IR) is largely procedural and may span the gamut of vascular angiography, angioplasty, stent, or embolization; biopsies and drainages.
MSK may have it's own procedure responsibilities including biopsies or joint aspiration but in many places these responsibilities are shared or done exclusively by IR ...Read more

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Good morning need to kno what type doctor works with musculoskeletal for rib and sholder pain and muscels?

Good morning need to kno what type doctor works with musculoskeletal for rib and sholder pain and muscels?

Several options: Orthopedic specialist; osteopathic physician; physiatrist all work with bones, muscles, movement, alleviating pain. ...Read more

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Severe constant upper back pain and severe neck pain with a knot or something there. Have MS. Neuro said it was musculoskeletal what could it be?

Severe constant upper back pain and severe neck pain with a knot or something there. Have MS. Neuro said it was musculoskeletal what could it be?

MS and pain: This may just be a muscle spasm. I would recommend topical pain cream and/or a muscle relaxer. If your neurologist feels it is musculoskeletal, I would happy to do a consult. ...Read more

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How to deal with musculoskeletal issues?

How to deal with musculoskeletal issues?

Relaxation, movement: Heat (e.g. warm water, ↑ing temp as tolerated) to ↑ circulation & muscle relaxers (work in brain stem) are often helpful. For bigger issues & more effective troubleshooting, read Robin McKensie's book & seek out evaluation, assistance & training from a physical therapist trained & highly experienced in the Robin McKensie methods which; all based on known anatomy, physiology & scientific methods. ...Read more

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What's idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

See below: Idiopathic is simply a fancy term to say that we do not know what the cause is. In this case, this would be a very general term that states that the person has musculoskeletal pain and we do not know the cause. The condition that comes closest to this is fibromyalgia which is widespread muscular pain whose cause is unknown. ...Read more

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Does ibandronic acid tablets cause musculoskeletal pain?

Does ibandronic acid tablets cause musculoskeletal pain?

YEs it can: This drug belongs to a class of drugs called bisphosphonates and is used for osteoporosis and other bone related problems. Nusculosketal pain is common with this drug as is GI problems like ulcers, etc if not taken correctly. Check with your physician to rule out any other cause for the pain before stopping this drug. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

How do you diagnose idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

Challenging: This is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that no other diagnosis can be found. If may require a long workup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

Can you tell me about idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

Musculoskeletal pain: It is musculoskeletal pain of unknown causation. It simply means that your doctor has not figured out what its is the source of your pain. Sometimes it takes detective work to figure out what is causing ones pain. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Musculoskeletal conditions?

Movement.: Described as conditions involving either the musculature or skeletal systems of the body or both. Included are the inter-skeletal connections or joints and ligaments, as well as the connections between the muscles and bones or tendons. ...Read more

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How can you stop sublexations which are causing musculoskeletal pain?

How can you stop sublexations which are causing musculoskeletal pain?

Chiropractic: This is essentially what chiropractors treat. Unfortunately, if you are moving, you can subluxate your vertebrae. ...Read more

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Can you tell me anything about idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

Amplified pain.: This pain syndrome is more common (or more documented) in children. When a painful stimulus is experienced, the body doesn't process the message in the normal way. The pain message gets rerouted along additional nerve pathways. But the pain is amplified because of the additional pathways. Need more room for more. A rheumatologist or neurologist can best help first. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of the back. Mostly achy, occassional sharp pain. Worsen when I twist to the right, normal when I twist to left. Is it musculoskeletal?

It sure sounds: Musculoskeletal, especially the pain with twisting to the right but not left. Se your Dr. And in the interim take ibuprofen for pain. You may need a muscle relaxing drug. Also try moist heat to affected area several times a day. ...Read more

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Can MRIs see musculoskeletal chest issues?

Can MRIs see musculoskeletal chest issues?

Yes: Yes, you bet they can. Not much an MRI can't see.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging is one of the most sophisticated and powerful imaging and diagnostic modalities that a radiologist has at his or her disposal. For certain things, CT reconstruction may be better but MRI is an excellent tool. Be more specific for a more specific answer. Do you mean the mediastinum, thorax, or muscles/chest wall? ...Read more

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How can I get relief for upper back musculoskeletal pain?

How can I get relief for upper back musculoskeletal pain?

Need to see a doc: There are many causes for a person to have any kind of pain. Therefore one size does not fit all. This is why it is important to see a doctor, preferably one who is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of various pain syndromes of the spine and other conditions. They can also make sure that there the pain is not from a non spine source. ...Read more

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Is poor posture is linked to chronic musculoskeletal pain?

Is poor posture is linked to chronic musculoskeletal pain?

It can contribute: Poor posture can contribute to both low back and neck pain. This can in turn lead to severe musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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How does damage to the musculoskeletal system cause ischemia?

How does damage to the musculoskeletal system cause ischemia?

Musculoskeletal syst: Damage to muscle may cause an elevation of creatine kinase. Ischemia and damage of the heart muscle may cause elevation of a subtraction if creatine kinase that is mb subtraction. Sometimes the mb subtraction may be elevated with high levels of total ck with muscle damage with interpretation of treating health workers that cardiac ischemia cannot be ruled out. ...Read more

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Could you think poor posture is linked to chronic musculoskeletal pain?

It's possible.: Poor posture results in muscle imbalances and could cause pain. You should see an athletic trainer or physical therapist, who could"rebalance" you, and improve your posture. ...Read more

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Which are the work related musculoskeletal problems among anaesthetists?

Are you serious?: There are no specific issues related to work for those doctors. What would possess you to ask? ...Read more