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Musculoskeletal Pain Treatment in Dallas-Fort Worth

Musculoskeletal pain impacts bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. The pain can be acute, chronic or contained. The most common type of musculoskeletal pain is lower back pain. Other types are tendinitis, fibromyalgia, and stress fractures. The condition is usually caused by an injury. Musculoskeletal pain can also be caused by overuse, poor posture or prolonged immobilization.

Types of Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal pain is separated into several types:

  • Bone pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Tendon and ligament pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint pain
  • “Tunnel” syndromes

Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Pain

Symptoms depend on the cause of the pain: injury, overuse, other existing medical disorders, or anatomical irregularities. Symptoms can include:

  • Localized pain that worsens with movement
  • Widespread pain that worsens with movement
  • Full body aches and/or stiffness
  • Frequent pulled muscles
  • Fatigue
  • Abnormal sleep patterns
  • Muscle spasms
  • Burning or tingling sensations in the muscles

Musculoskeletal Pain Treatment

It is best to start by treating the cause of the pain. From there, treatment depends on the type of musculoskeletal pain is being experienced.

Treatments include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Splints to immobilize the affected joint(s) and allow healing
  • Lightening of patient workload
  • Biofeedback techniques
  • Trigger Point Injections

The Dallas pain specialists with Texas Pain Relief Group have the necessary experience to effectively treat musculoskeletal pain. Schedule an appointment at our Dallas pain relief centers in Hurst, Frisco, Plano, McKinney and other locations across DFW.