What are musculoskeletal conditions?
Musculoskeletal conditions affect the muscles, bones and joints. They also include rare autoimmune diseases, back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, hip pain, knee pain and ankle pain.
What is musculoskeletal physiotherapy?
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy focussing on the biomechanical and structural rehabilitation of the individual. Musculoskeletal physiotherapy mainly concentrates on muscle, joint and soft tissue problems due to:
- Cartilage tears
- Muscle strains
- Ligament sprains
The main symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions are:
- Recurrent pain
- Joint stiffness
- Dull achiness