Musculoskeletal disorders are conditions affecting your body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, bones and nerves. The pain and discomfort associated with these conditions can create limited physical functioning and affect your overall quality of life. Our highly skilled physiatrists and healthcare professionals provide comprehensive outpatient services for a wide range of conditions that result in pain and/or disability. At Penn Medicine, we are dedicated to returning you to maximum physical functioning so that you can get back to enjoying your everyday life.
Conditions That Benefit from Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs aim to improve your functional capacity and well-being. Some of the conditions that may benefit from musculoskeletal rehabilitation include:
Common Treatments for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Patients are able to experience decreased pain and regain optimal strength, mobility and overall physical functioning with any combination of the following treatments:
- Physical and occupational therapy
- Injections with anti-inflammatory drugs
- Pain medications
- Therapeutic massage
- Osteopathic manipulation
Providing Patient-Centered Care
Our experienced staff at Penn Therapy & Fitness takes pride in recognizing your unique needs when you are suffering from pain and/or disabilities as a result of a musculoskeletal disorder. Our multidisciplinary approach brings highly trained physiatrists and healthcare specialists from several different disciplines together to provide a seamless continuum of care. We address the primary pain and discomfort, as well as build your strength to prevent reoccurrence of the condition and return you to your maximum level of functioning.
In This Section
Meet the team of experts who aid in the diagnosis, treatment and management of musculoskeletal disorders.