Released by the National Institute for Health Research is a publication called MOVING FORWARD Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal (MSK) Health and Wellbeing. The publication highlights how important physiotherapy is for preventing and reducing the impact of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
What Are MSK (Musculoskeletal) Conditions
MSK conditions range from simple strains and sprains to long-term conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It covers problems affecting joints, bones and muscles as well as rare conditions of the immune system.
Characterised by pain and loss of function, these conditions can diminish quality of life, impact on family and social relationships, make everyday activities difficult and limit a person’s capacity to work.
Research Into Musculoskeletal Health Shows That
30.8 million working days were lost in 2016 due to musculoskeletal problems – it is the second leading cause of sickness absence at work.
Caring for patients with musculoskeletal conditions is the third highest area of NHS spending.
Why Consider Physiotherapy For Musculoskeletal Health And Managing Musculoskeletal Pain
Evidence shows that exercise and activity are the most effective tool for managing musculoskeletal pain.
At DDB Physiotherapy Clinic, we incorporate this into our treatments, and each and every one is customised to meet your needs. The exercises that are prescribed for you can be accessed via the Internet and they include videos and pictures via PhysioTec.
DDB provide rehab services with our qualified therapists. You can choose whether to attend a small group or as an individual.
We also provide range of other classes including Clinical Pilates and Yoga.
Your Body, Your Health Our Help
Contact us today to enquire about our Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal health conditions.
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