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All General Musculoskeletal Pain Articles

Q: What are the most common chronic overuse sports injuries? Dr. Pinzon: The majority of the injuries are, at least in my practice, primarily running and endurance sports injuries.
Learn more about the diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon injuries. The authors review conservative therapy options to reduce pain and improve function.
Shoulder pain represents a significant portion of musculoskeletal injuries. Rotator cuff injuries, in particular, can be painful and debilitating, leading to chronic disability and job loss.
In essence, doctors of podiatric medicine are pain management specialists, albeit in a very different way.
The science of ergonomics is an approach that aims to fit the workplace conditions and requirements to the worker--instead of the other way around.
Article explores a range of causes and treatments of prenatal low back pain.
New research suggests interstitial cystitis (IC), a painful bladder disorder, is quite prevalent in the general population. Learn about this type of chronic pelvic pain in this article.
Article highlights treatment modalities for pelvic floor dysfunction and chronic pelvic pain. Discussion of electric neuromodulation is included.
An introductory view of surface electromyography methodology in the investigation and rehabilitation of dysfunctional and painful axial skeleton muscles.
This article discusses treatment of muscular dysfunction of upper limbs and provides an overview of the surface electromyography (SEMG) approach to the investigation of muscular dysfunction and rehabilitation of upper limb muscles.
Medication reviews of drugs used to treat musculoskeletal pain.
There is widespread recognition that musculoskeletal and chronic pain conditions are poorly diagnosed and treated, leading to chronic disability, risk for drug dependence and depression, dissatisfaction with the medical profession and epidemic costs.
Part three of a series discussing clinical presentation, exam, and treatment options for a variety of chronic conditions, including CRPS/RSD and migraines.
Source-of-pain physical examinations, diagnoses, and treatment options are reviewed in part two of a series on chronic pain.
Part four of a series reviews fibromyalgia and somatoform pain disorder tests and treatment options.