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Muscle and joint pain Balmain & Rozelle, Sydney

Muscle and joint pain is referred to as musculoskeletal pain. Pain may range from mild to severe and from acute and short-lived to chronic and of long duration and may be local or widespread (diffuse).

Musculoskeletal pain can be caused by problems with bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, bursae, or a combination. Acute and chronic injuries are the most common cause of pain in the musculoskeletal system.

Common causes of musculoskeletal pain includes:

  • Bone pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Tendon and ligament pain
  • Bursae pain
  • Joint pain (called arthralgia).

Muscle and joint type pain can also come from

  • Compressed nerves
  • Problems in other organs (referred pain)
  • Conditions such as fibromyalgia
  • Infections
  • Inflammatory conditions.

What to do about muscle and joint pain

The best place to start is to contact your chiropractor or medical doctor. At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) our chiropractors approach your muscle or joint pain through the following process:

  • History (we ask you some questions about your problem)
  • Physical Examination (we take a look at your problem)
  • Assessments (we work out how best to treat you).
  • Treatment (we treat your problem)
  • Reassessment (we make sure we have done enough to help)
  • Plan (we give you advice and home exercises to complete, so you continue to fix your problem between treatments).

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