Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy treating injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints, and soft tissues. The most notable area of MSK Physio is Manual Therapy(Quiz).


Orthopaedic physiotherapy is not much far from MSK. The main difference is that Orthopaedic Physiotherapy focuses on orthopaedic cases. These include fractures such as Fractured Radius, and surgical cases.

Low Back Pain

Low back pain is the most prevalent conditions that physiotherapists around the globe encounter almost on daily basis. Back pain can either be acute or chronic. Read more...

Chimwemwe Masina, PT

Author: Chimwemwe Masina

Chimwemwe Masina is currently working as a Resident Physiotherapist at DDT College of Medicine in Gaborone, Botswana. Before joining DDT College of Medicine, he worked in the Ministry of Health at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi, MagWaz Physiotherapy and Wellness Services in Lilongwe, Malawi. as well as Volunteering at Physiopedia.
His interest is in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy and currently he is an assisting lecturer in Manual Therapy and Lumbar Spine Management.

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