MSK stands for musculoskeletal. Being presented with options for managing your MSK condition as an important aspect of informed consent.
There are many different manual interventions that a Chiropractor can choose to employ from light touch to a fast sudden movement and a long slow stretch such as:
Touch, Light Touch, Firm Touch, hard pressure, long force duration, short force duration and very short duration.
Other done by hands (chiropractic) intervention types would include:
Dry needling, Vibration, Manual Shake, Cranial hold and hold one part of your body whilst they move another part.
Replacement intervention approaches to Chiropractic Care might include:
Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, exercises such as Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi, Medication, Surgery, do nothing
Medication, surgery and exercises can be used in conjunction with Chiropractic Care.
‘The world makes a path for the man who knows where he is going’
NICE recommends interventions for MSK conditions to include SMT, CBT and Exercise.