• Barbara Oliveira

Coming Soon: Musculoskeletal Diagnostics

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that can affect your muscles, bones, and joints.

Our Physical Therapists are getting more knowledge, studing and learning how to treat our patients with MSDs, soon they will be able to treat patients in your closet location. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is the area of intervention of physiotherapists that aims to prevent and treat problems originating in the neuro-musculoskeletal system. Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy aims to help people to prevent, manage, reduce or eliminate pain and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal problems through proper clinical reasoning and specific assessment/treatment techniques based on the best knowledge. Its field of action is comprehensive, intervening in the various levels of health care, in a wide number of health conditions and in people of all ages, always with the aim of improving the health-related quality of life of individuals and the population.

What causes MSDs?

Your risk of developing MSDs is affected by:

  • age

  • occupation

  • activity level

  • lifestyle

  • family history

Certain activities can cause wear and tear on your musculoskeletal system, leading to MSDs. These include:

  • sitting in the same position at a computer every day

  • engaging in repetitive motions

  • lifting heavy weights

  • maintaining poor posture at work

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