Musculoskeletal Pain

About "Musculoskeletal Pain"

Pain affecting the bone, muscles, ligaments, nerves, and tendons is called musculoskeletal pain. Such pain can result from fractures, sprain, dislocations, injury, prolonged immobilization, and overuse.

Related Terms: Myofascial Pain Syndrome Physiotherapy, Repetitive Strain Injury (R.S.I), Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Physiotherapy, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Physiotherapy, Cervical And Lumbar Disc Protrusion Physiotherapy, Fibromyalgia Physiotherapy, Myofascial Trigger Point Release Therapy

Recently Answered Questions


Are fibromyalgia and amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome the same?
Query: Hi doctor. Are amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome and fibromyalgia the same thing? If not, what are the differences between them? My current medications include Topamax, Neurontin, Cyproheptadine, Zyrtec, Peppermint oil capsules and vitamin B2. Thank you.  Read Full »
Dr. Sumit Srivastava
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness and tenderness of the muscles, tendons and joints. Fibromyalgia is also characterized by restless sleep, awakening, feeling tired, chronic fatigue, anxiety, depression and disturbances in bowel function. Fib...  Read Full »
 
I have shoulder, arm, breast and neck pain. Is it musculoskeletal pain?
Query: Hello doctor,Since last few days, I am having left sided pain in the shoulder, upper arm, the front area near the shoulder, breast, both outer sides of the neck and collarbone area. Sometimes, it pains on the back side as well. I can feel the pain when I press the body part where the pain originates...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, it is not at all related to the heart. Cardiac pain usually increases on exertion and relieves with rest. It will never increase on pressing or arm movement. You do not need to repeat any test. Coming to possibilities, psychosomatic is certainly a possibil...  Read Full »
 
I have pain in right chest that goes through the armpit down to elbow. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old young professional. For the last three months, I have been having this sudden pain in the right chest that would go through my armpit down to my elbow. It would be so painful that I cannot move until the pain subsides. I have a sedentary lifestyle. So, it could not ...  Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have musculoskeletal pain which causes severe sharp pain especially when you move or breathe. This could be caused by exposure to direct air conditioner or fan. Please let me know if you have any skin redness or vesicles. I suggest applying Deep heat cream thri...  Read Full »
 
I have a tight sensation on my left hip. What is causing this?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old male. For about the last year, I have had this weird sensation on my left side. From my left hip up to below the bottom of my left ribcage. It is mostly just when I am laying on my side. When I lay on my left side it feels like I am laying on something like a flat p...  Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most probably, you have musculoskeletal pain. Characteristics of the musculoskeletal pain are: Dull aching. Increase with certain movements and certain positions. Tender muscles. Do you have similar features? Do you practice heavy exercise? What kind of ...  Read Full »
 
How can I get relief from buttock pain?
Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my buttocks. I am unable to walk, and it has been there for a week. I am unable to move my body during sleeping. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain can be a musculoskeletal pain. For that, a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug can be taken for five days. A hot compress can be applied over it. If there is no improvement, you can consult an orthopedic surgeon for a detailed physical examination. If the pain i...  Read Full »
 
Why is there pain in the back of chest with poor bowel movements?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I started having a sharp pain in my right arm shoulder which probably originates from the right back of my chest. Also, my bowel movements have not been clear since some time. I took a Pantoprazole with Domperidone, guessing that this might be due to gas.  Read Full »
Dr. Magesh T
General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like a simple musculoskeletal pain and then you have been taking this Pantoprazole and Domperidone medicines and that could give some symptomatic relief but this looks like a musculoskeletal pain. Maybe you could have tried taking some muscle relaxant like Myor...  Read Full »
 
Why is there pain from breast bone to shoulder and down the arm?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a pain that goes from my breast bone under my left breast up to my left shoulder and down my arm. It is a dull consistent pain but sometimes becomes sharp. I am a six time MI patient and have had two light strokes. I had a similar pain three years back during a massive hea...  Read Full »
Dr. Ilir Sharka
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms could be related to myocardial ischemia. Musculoskeletal pain cannot be excluded either. Coming to this point, I would recommend going to the ER (emergency room) for a careful physical examination and some tests as follows: Resting ECG (electrocardio...  Read Full »
 
I have chest pain that occurs with deep breath and pressing. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I need an advice and an opinion about a chest pain I have been having for the past four days. About four days back, I was at the family farm doing some cleaning. It was dusty everywhere and so when I finished, I coughed and felt the dust went inside my chest. Since then, I have been h...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities in you, first is of musculoskeletal pain, which is originating from muscles and bones resulted due to coughing and stretch over the bones and muscles. And another possibility is of viral infection which commonly follows such exposures. Thi...  Read Full »
 
Why am I having pain in the chest and arm though all the reports are normal?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of chest pain and arm pain for the last few months. Especially my underarm and sides of the chest, and under chest worsens when pressed. All my reports are clear (blood and urine test, barium swallow, neck sonography, ECG, chest and arm X-ray). Though arm X-ray had slight ca...  Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have mentioned, most likely you have musculoskeletal pain. Which may be due to trauma or strenuous exercise. Please provide me with a chest X-ray in order to exclude other serious diseases. Musculoskeletal pain is characterised with pain with inspiratio...  Read Full »
 
I have a pain on the right side of the thigh after a fall. How can it be treated?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a fall recently. The doctor gave me a painkiller injection on my buttocks. Now, I have developed a pain on the right side of the thigh. There is pain only when I touch it, and there is a pain in the place where the injection was given.  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had a history of fall. So, you are having a musculoskeletal pain problem. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like Ibuprofen can be taken for five days. A hot compress can be applied. Avoid movements that cause pain. Take rest. If there is no improvement, then...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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