"A Unique Service" - treatments that fall under this category focus on restoring function to the musculoskeletal system, including all muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, and bones. Your Clinician will assess if these skeletal components are all working well together to ensure your body is moving at its optimum. Many injuries are as a result of the musculoskeletal system not working well as a whole. Chronic pain, especially lower back pain is also caused by the musculoskeletal system being out of alignment in different areas.
In order to help reach these goals, amputation rehabilitation programs may include the following: ... Pain management for both post-operative and phantom pain (a sensation of pain that occurs below the level of the amputation) .
Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone weakening increases the risk of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for a broken bone among the elderly. Bones that commonly break include the vertebrae in the spine, the bones of the forearm, and the hip. Until a broken bone occurs there are typically no symptoms.
Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force. This may be caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and other causes.
Tendon rupture is a condition in which a tendon separates in whole or in part from tissue to which it is attached, or is itself torn or otherwise divided in whole or in part.
Back pain is a symptom. Common causes of back pain involve disease or injury to the muscles, bones, and/or nerves of the spine.
Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.
JOINT INJURY AND REPLACEMENT
There are four main types of joint injuries: Strains: occur when muscles and/or tendons are overextended. Sprains: injuries to ligaments that hold bones together. Fractures: breaks, chips or cracks in bones. Dislocations: separation of a bone its normal position at a joint. Joint replacement surgery removes damaged or diseased parts of a joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts.
REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES
A repetitive strain injury is a gradual buildup of damage to muscles, tendons, and nerves from repetitive motions. RSIs are common and may be caused by many different types of activities, including: using a computer mouse. typing.
A muscle TEAR occurs when your muscle is overstretched or torn. This usually occurs as a result of fatigue, overuse, or improper use of a muscle.
Ligaments are strained when the joint is stressed beyond its normal range. Common causes of a ligament injury include twisting or landing awkwardly.