Prescribe treatment for musculoskeletal injuries


Prescribe non-invasive procedures for injuries, immobilising fractured bones with the use of braces, splints, and casts and recommending therapeutic exercises, medication and nutritional supplements.

Alternative labels

prescribe musculoskeletal injuries treatment
prescribe treatment for msculo-skeletal injuries
write prescriptions for musculoskeletal injuries
prescribe non-invasive procedures for injuries

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prescribe treatment for musculoskeletal injuries is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Chiropractor: Chiropractors are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders related to the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health. They are independent primary health care professionals.
Osteopath: Osteopaths provide therapeutic treatment of disorders in the musculoskeletal system to patients with physical issues such as back pain, joint pain and digestive disorders. They mainly use manipulation of the body tissues, touch, stretching and massage techniques to relieve the patients` pain and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Optional skill

Prescribe treatment for musculoskeletal injuries is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022