Musculoskeletal Pain

If you are experiencing musculoskeletal pain, you are not alone. Many people suffer from this type of pain on a daily basis. Fortunately, Zwanger Pesiri is here to help. We are a radiology imaging center that specializes in diagnosing musculoskeletal pain. In this blog, we want to talk more about anything related to musculoskeletal pain and how we can help!

Someone holding their knee.


Musculoskeletal pain can manifest itself in a variety of ways. The most common symptoms include:

  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Stiffness
  • Tenderness
  • Weakness
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Swelling

These are just a few of the symptoms that you can experience.

A person holding their neck.

Types of Pain

Musculoskeletal pain can manifest itself in many forms affecting your body differently. This is what you can experience:

  • Muscle Pain
  • Bone Pain
  • Tendon Ligament Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Nerve Compression Pain

These types of pain can be felt in an acute or chronic way.

A man holding his ankle.


There are many different things that can cause musculoskeletal pain. Here are some of the most common causes:

  • Injury or Trauma
  • Overuse or Repetitive Motion
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Strains
  • Infections
  • Tumors
  • Cancers

An X-ray image of a person's shoulder.


If you are experiencing any of the symptoms or types of pain mentioned above, it is important to see a doctor right away. They will likely order imaging tests such as X-Rays, MRIs, or CT scans — in some cases, blood tests can also help. These tests will help to diagnose the cause of your pain so that you can get started on treatment.

A woman helping a man with physical therapy.


There are many different ways to treat musculoskeletal pain. Some of the most common treatments include:

  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Heat
  • Exercise
  • Physical Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Acupuncture
  • Surgery

Your doctor will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is right for you.

Start Your Journey to Recovery at Our Radiology Center

If you are experiencing musculoskeletal pain, it is important to narrow down the symptoms, type of pain, and causes. Once you have a diagnosis, you and your doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that meets your specific needs. Zwanger Pesiri is here to help you every step of the way! Contact us today to schedule an appointment at our imaging center. We look forward to helping you find relief from your musculoskeletal pain.