MUSCULOSKELETAL (BONES, JOINTS)

Musculoskeletal (bones, joints) by Supreme Pharmatech

 

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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that can affect your muscles, bones, and joints. MSDs include:

  • tendinitis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • osteoarthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • fibromyalgia
  • bone fractures

MSDs are common. And your risk of developing them increases with age. The severity of MSDs can vary. In some cases, they cause pain and discomfort that interferes with everyday activities. Early diagnosis and treatment may help ease symptoms and improve long-term outlook.

The risk of developing MSDs is affected by:

  • age
  • occupation
  • activity level
  • lifestyle
  • family history

 

Certain activities can cause wear and tear on the musculoskeletal system, leading to MSDs. These include:

  • sitting in the same position at a computer every day
  • engaging in repetitive motions
  • lifting heavy weights
  • maintaining poor posture at work [1]

 

 

Publications and factsheets

Musculoskeletal Diseases [2]

Musculoskeletal conditions (WHO) [3]

Pain Management: Musculoskeletal Pain [4]

 

Sources

  1. www.healthline.com | musculoskeletal disorders
  2. rarediseases.info.nih.gov | musculoskeletal diseases
  3. www.who.int | musculoskeletal conditions
  4. www.webmd.com | musculoskeletal pain
  5. icd.who.int | 10/2016

 

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