Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy encompasses all the "hands on" manual techniques and exercise prescription for the prevention or relief of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. It is the specific use of detailed anatomic, physiological and pathological knowledge, to form an accurate diagnosis and the development of a treatment plan, which is specific to the damaged structure, and the current stage of the healing process. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is the term used to describe the field of physiotherapy, which specializes in injuries/disorders of the musculoskeletal system, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fascia, joints and bones. Injuries to the musculoskeletal system can occur in an array of ways, and a thorough physiotherapy examination will help in diagnosing the source of the problem. Sports physio requires an extra level of knowledge and physiotherapy skills to assist injury recovery prevent injury and improve performance. For the best advice, consult a Sports Physiotherapist. Following your initial examination, musculoskeletal physiotherapists may use a combination of different techniques in your treatment plan which he/she feels is relevant to ensure that you recover from your injury, are pain free as quickly as possible and to prevent the injury from recurring. Early intervention and treatment is critical in reducing pain and ensuring a rapid return to work. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist or the orthopedic can totally relieve or reduce your pain, provide you with strategies to best manage your injury or condition, help you to recover quickly.