How is musculoskeletal pain treated?
Different types of manual therapy, or mobilization, can be used to treat people with spinal alignment problems.
Medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs)
In patients with musculoskeletal disorders such as fibromyalgia, medications to increase the body's level of serotonin and norepinephrine (neurotransmitters that modulate sleep, pain, and immune system function) may be prescribed in low doses. Some of the medicines used to aid sleep include zolpidem (Ambien), eszopiclone (Lunesta), and ramelteon (Rozerem).
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