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Whats idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndrome?

Whats 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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Musculoskeletal Pain (Definition)

Musculoskeletal pain = discomfort of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons ...Read more


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What is myofascial trigger point release for musculoskeletal pain?

See below: A myofascial trigger point is thought to be an area of irritable muscle. Pressure on this area will often cause local pain as well as a referral of pain to other sites. The exact nature and cause of these trigger points is unknown but they do exist. Trigger point release is a manual therapy technique to desensitize this spot. It usually consists of deep pressure as well as stretch of the muscle. ...Read more

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Could 1 year use of alprazolam .5mg daily cause musculoskeletal pain?

Muscle pain: It is very unlikely that Alprazolam cause muscular pain or twitching. Anxiety is associated to chronic pain disorders, as well as depression and irritable bowel disease. Whether is in the context of fibromyalgia or not, the muscular tension associates with anxiety, and exercise is the best treatment for both conditions. Start gradually until you get fit, do not smoke or drink, eat healthy. ...Read more

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Any value from myofascial trigger point release for musculoskeletal pain?

In some cases: In some cases this can be helpful . In my experience these trigger points are often the result of dysfunction of the deeper tissues in the joints and ligaments and i get better results if i address these problems rather than deal with the problems at the surface such as trigger points. Often the trigger points will go away if the deeper structures are treated properly. ...Read more

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Tell me about myofascial trigger point release for musculoskeletal pain?

Soft tissue therapy: The myofascial release approach is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat somatic dysfunction and resulting pain and restriction of motion. It is a treatment described by andrew taylor still, founder of osteopathy/osteopathic medicine, and his early students, which uses continual palpatory feedback to achieve release of myofascial tissues. ...Read more

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How does spine sublexation work to cause most types of musculoskeletal pain?

Muscle pulls: Subluxation causes pulling of the muscles attached to the spine. A good, gentle chiropractor can make a world of difference for this problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about myofascial trigger point release for musculoskeletal pain?

Myofascial release: Myofascial release is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. First described by andrew taylor still and his early osteopathic students, the therapy relaxes contracted muscles, improves blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulates the stretch reflex in muscles. ...Read more

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For mild musculoskeletal pain --- osteopath or chiropractor?

It depends: If the pain is really mild, try to stay away from doctors. They may want to do an x-ray, etc.. However, if you are on medications like statins, such pain may be indicative of a more serious problem like rhabdomyolysis. Nerve pain may be indicative of diabetes. If it's back pain, try to strengthen your muscle core. For backs and necks, i say chiropractor. For pain elsewhere, i say osteopath. ...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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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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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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Please explain the gastron technique for management of musculoskeletal pain.?

Please explain the gastron technique for management of musculoskeletal pain.?

See below: The graston technique is a type of deep muscle work that tries to address irritibility in muscle tissue. It is basically a type of deep tissue massage and it uses a device to try to clear out irritable areas of muscle. It can be very uncomfortable as a lot of these techniques are. ...Read more

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How we can differentiate musculoskeletal pain , neropathic pain and psychosomatic pain?

Chronic Pain: It is very difficult to differentiate musculoskeletal, neuropathic or psychogenic pain because they manifest similarly and they affect the same system. The association with certain lesions in the spine, with chronic diseases like diabetes, herpes infection or cancer may indicate the diagnoses, or the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder could be diagnostic as well. Work with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can you tell us about the gastron technique for management of musculoskeletal pain.?

What can you tell us about the gastron technique for management of musculoskeletal pain.?

Graston: This technique is used by chiropractors and perhaps some pt's. It is the use of metal rods and bars rolled over tense and tight muscles to promote blood flow, break down "adhesions", relax the muscle. ...Read more