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For mild musculoskeletal pain --- osteopath or chiropractor?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Steven Charlap
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