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Musculoskeletal Injuries

What are Musculoskeletal Injuries?

musculoskeletal injuries
Musculoskeletal injuries occur when either the muscular or skeletal system is injured. The most common injuries arise from the muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons or nerves. These injuries are normally a result of either an increased strain or a repetitive strain on the different musculoskeletal system. We specialise in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems such as whiplash, sports injuries, low back pain, arthritis, sprained ligaments and joints, strained muscles and post-operative pain or weakness. We use a range of treatments such as mobilisations, manipulations, massage, postural correction and ultrasound.

People at the most risk from musculoskeletal injuries

• Sporting athletes
• Prolonged postures or sudden movements whilst working
• Sudden increase in exercise
• Age
• People that are over weight
Most common symptoms
• Pain- sharp, dull, on and off, constant
• Tingling
• Numbness
Most common signs
• Swelling
• Redness
• Deformity
• Heat

At Leicester Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic we understand that you want to get active and pain free as quickly as possible. We are able to help both athletes who need to be back to peak performance as quickly as possible as well as those who just want to be active and pain free. Not only do we focus on relieving the pain, we also indentify the factors that led to your problem in the first place. With this knowledge we can then advise you on how to avoid musculoskeletal problems in the future. We will work with you to develop and action plan for the future management of you problem. This plan will give you a realistic estimate of the number of treatments you will likely require and all give you a program to follow at home to further speed up your progress.

If you have either an injury of either the muscular or skeletal system then get in touch so we can start you on the road to recovery today. No refferals are neccessary to book an appointment or to be treated by our experienced professionals to help you recover from your musculoskeletal injuries.