MSK Physio Clinic Luton
What is Musculoskeletal and MSK Physio?
It is the bone, muscle and joint discomfort in very simple terms. It impacts the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and also nerves. It can be severe (having a quick onset with severe signs and symptoms) or chronic (old and lasting). Musculoskeletal pain can be local in one location, or widespread and referred. So all Musculoskeletal issues can easily be treated by the MSK physio. MSK physiotherapy is the therapy rehabilitation for specific musculoskeletal problems treated by physiotherapist that are experts in this area.
What are the most common causes of musculoskeletal disorders?
Our Musculoskeletal system is very complex and so are the causes that create disorders and pains. Our system is interconnected. When one place hurts, it creates a ripple effect on the rest of the body system so truly if one were to just concentrate on the problematic area, it won’t serve justice to the treatment.
Why MSK physiotherapy is important?
When Problem in the muscles, joints or related structures arises , it is best to get it assessed by the experts to treat the cause of the problem . If delayed or ignored it will definitely show as referred pains in other parts of the body and will get much worse . Thus it is very important to get it treated and get back to your original functionality.
Some of the most common causes for the musculoskeletal disorders as followed;
- The everyday activities that create wear and tear cause the muscle tissue to weaken, which in turn creates pain and discomfort in the musculoskeletal system.
- Musculoskeletal pain can also be caused by damage to an area (jerking motions, car accidents, falls, fractures, sprains, dislocations, and direct blows to the muscle).
- Overuse and excessive mobilization.
- Change in posture or poor body mechanics can lead to problems spinal alignment and muscle shortening, thereby causing misuse and pain of other muscles.
- Postural strain.
- Repetitive movements
Please bear in mind it’s not limited to just these causes only.
Conditions Related to Musculoskeletal
Your symptoms will pretty much tell you as to what your problem is related to. Some of the symptoms can include;
Some of the symptoms can include;
- Whole body pain.
- Feeling of muscle being pulled or overused.
- Pain in movements.
- Burning sensation in muscle or muscle twitch.
- Postural strain.
- Unable to sleep restfully
These are general and more common symptoms, but as each individual is different and so are the symptoms. To know for sure the Problem, you’re NHS GP or a musculoskeletal Physiotherapy clinic will be able to assess you accordingly, finding the exact problem and root cause for it.
Can a Patient Self Refer themselves to a MSK physio?
Some patients self refer themselves to a MSK Physio. In a MSK Physio clinic, after a thorough physiotherapy assessment is done, variety of pain reliving modalities are used such as Heat/ cold therapy, Ultrasound therapy, IFT/ TENS, therapeutic laser therapy, Shock wave therapy to relief pain, bring down the inflammation and muscle spasm to improve the symptoms. Variety of other techniques are also used to improve joint range of motion, muscle strength, break adhesions , correct posture, correct body alignment
Physiotherapy assessment includes your previous medical history, history of the chief complain, any other associated medical conditions, your socio-economic background, your work nature.
Then the assessment includes any observations by the physiotherapist locally at the problem area and generally over all. This is done to exclude any other musculoskeletal injuries it has caused.
It is the special tests to confirm the diagnosis, associated problems with, how far is your daily life affected and how are you suffering functionally ?
Once all this is done, then the physiotherapist should sit and discuss his / her findings, educate you about the disease process, its normal pathway, how physiotherapy can help and to what extent it can help. He / she will ask you your goals from the treatment and then put also his / her realistic goal in-front of you. Based on that and how your body responds to the treatment , it will give a rough idea as to how many sessions would be needed to re-gain full normal function as before . The Physiotherapist should tailor make their treatment strategies according to patients needs and goals.
At prime Physio Care, where Prime health truly matter, our chartered MSK Physios team is very patient–centric and goal oriented .Our aim is to never compromise on the quality of the treatment service as well as to be honest with patient and profession. Our chartered physiotherapists have an extensive and diverse experience in many varied musculoskeletal conditions, injuries, disorders and problems. There have been many success stories and we are honoured to be part of patient’s recovery process. We believe every patient is unique, has unique problem and has unique goals.
Some of the most common conditions and injuries are as follows;
However, below the list is non-exhaustive.
• Neck pain
• Neck tight muscles
• Shoulder pain
• Frozen shoulder
• Torn shoulder muscles
• Tennis elbow
• Shoulder blade pain
• Lower back pain
• Ankle sprain
• Ankle joint post-fracture stiffness
• Pelvic pain
• Medial collateral ligament injury
It is a body system comprised of bones with its muscle’s origin and insertions through its ligamentous and tendentious attachments, supplied by their own arterial venous and nervous network.
It is a clinic that Assess diagnoses and treats all problems and conditions related to the musculoskeletal system.
A musculoskeletal physiotherapist or MSK physio in short is professionals that are experts in treating problems and conditions related to musculoskeletal system.
Musculoskeletal chest pain is a condition where there is pain in the chest region especially during inhaling normal breath. The pain could be felt directly in the chest area meaning in the ribs or it could feel as if it is coming from behind right through in the rib cage. In both cases it is treatable and treated by a MSK physio.
How can you book an appointment?
We aim to see you within 24 hours so contact us to make an appointment or to find out more information on how we can help you, please call us on 07515280990 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org