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What are other treatments for musculoskeletal pain?

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Other treatments may include:

  • Injections with anesthetic or anti-inflammatory medications in or around the painful sites
  • Exercise that includes muscle strengthening and stretching
  • Physical or occupational therapy
  • Acupuncture or acupressure
  • Relaxation/biofeedback techniques
  • Osteopathic manipulation (a whole system of evaluation and treatment designed to achieve and maintain health by restoring normal function to the body)
  • Chiropractic care
  • Therapeutic massage

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Cleveland Clinic.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

 SOURCE: 

Cleveland Clinic.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

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