Muscular Skeletal Injuries

Musculoskeletal injuries are categorized as mild to severe damage inflicted to the muscular system or the skeletal system. These injuries can occur instantaneously or over time from twists and turns at the workplace, at home, or during physical activity. For more information on the definition and causes of Musculoskeletal injuries click here

Common sources of Musculoskeletal injuries:

Musculoskeletal injuries can occur across the entire body. However, most patients experience pain in the following areas:

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Neck

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Shoulders

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Lower Back

While you may be able to pinpoint the exact moment that your injury occurred, most patients experience injuries from strenuous activity over a long period of time. Most injuries occur due to:

  • Poor ergonomics in the workplace
  • Excessive or improper physical exercise
  • Weak health habits, nutrition, and hydration

Small pains and strains, if left unattended, can develop into larger problems, leading to larger medical expenses and health care visits. If you would like to read more about this, please click here.

At Whitby Physiotherapy & Home Care, we know that pains and strains can be uncomfortable and can stand in the way of you enjoying life to its fullest. That is why we are committed to helping our patients overcome their injuries through a variety of therapy methods. We will take the time to assess your injury and provide you with a recovery program that works for you.

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