Q: What is musculoskeletal health?
The musculoskeletal system includes the muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, and the associated tissues which allow the body to move. This system helps the body maintain its structure and form. When pain begins in the muscles, bones, or other tissues it can be the result of a sudden injury or part of a chronic condition. A healthy musculoskeletal system is critical to other aspects of physical health, including overall well-being and quality of life. Conditions which affect it include:
X-rays can be performed at Premier Family Medical to determine what condition is affecting the patient.