Musculoskeletal injuries are among the leading causes of disability worldwide. Fortunately, they often improve with rest, rehabilitation, and other minimally invasive treatments. At All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute, in Edinburg, Texas, board-certified physiatrist and integrative pain management specialist Nashin Manohar, DO, provides complete care for musculoskeletal injuries. Call All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute today to schedule an appointment or book your visit online.
Musculoskeletal injuries affect the musculoskeletal system, including the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and joints.
Everyone experiences musculoskeletal injuries throughout their lives. Most of these injuries are minor and improve with rest and conservative treatment. But if your symptoms continue or get worse, seeking medical help becomes necessary.
At All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute, Dr. Manohar treats various musculoskeletal injuries, including:
Sometimes, musculoskeletal injuries occur due to overexertion, repetitive strain, or general wear-and-tear.
Make an appointment at All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute if you suffer a musculoskeletal injury, like a fall off a ladder or a car accident, which causes sudden or severe pain. That’s particularly true if the pain interferes with your job or other parts of your life.
Dr. Manohar reviews your medical records and asks about your symptoms, including if the pain is acute or chronic and whether it responds to rest, ice, or elevation.
Next, he completes a physical exam. Dr. Manohar checks your skin for swelling and bruising and gently presses the affected area to pinpoint sensitive places. He also orders several tests, including electromyography (EMG) and diagnostic imaging.
At All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute, Dr. Manohar treats musculoskeletal injuries using a conservative and minimally invasive approach. He could recommend:
Dr. Manohar administers all integrative pain management injections using ultrasound-guided imaging. This advanced technique improves the accuracy and effectiveness of the treatment.
You can reduce your risk of musculoskeletal injuries by keeping your bones, joints, and muscles healthy. Dr. Manohar recommends practicing proper lifting techniques, stretching regularly, and having good posture. If you work a demanding job, limit repetitive movements and always wear the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).
Call All Valley Rehabilitation, Spine and Pain Institute today to request treatment for a musculoskeletal injury, or book your appointment online.