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Musculoskeletal pain is usually due to injuries to the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments or nerves, including fractures, sprains and dislocations, according to Cleveland Clinic. These injuries are often caused b... More »

After a knee injury, standard treatment involves applying an ice packet, elevating the knee, using a compress such as a wrap or elastic banding, and resting the injured leg, according to WebMD. The exact treatment for a ... More »

Some of the most commonly experienced knee injury symptoms include swelling, painful sensations around the knee, popping sounds, difficulty in lifting loads, problems bending, bruising, locking of the knee and tenderness... More »

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Most causes of leg pain relate to wear and tear, overuse and injuries to surrounding tissues such as bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons, states the Mayo Clinic. Lower spine issues, varicose veins, poor circulation and... More »

A human foot has many structures, including bones, joints, nerves, blood vessel, muscles, ligaments and tendons. It has three sections, the forefoot, the midfoot and the hindfoot. More »

An orthopaedic doctor is one who specializes in the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons and muscles, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Orthopaedic doc... More »

The causes of thumb pain include injuries, inflammations and conditions that affect the body's muscles and nerves, according to Healthgrades. Disorders such as blood clots, diabetes, peripheral artery disease and blood v... More »