Back pain is a very common condition which affects a large amount of the population. It can be very painful, but there is rarely a serious cause of pain.
The elbow joint forms a hinge joint between the forearm and the upper arm surrounded by stabilising ligaments, muscles and nerves.
Pain in the foot indicates that there may be something wrong locally with the structures of the foot; the joints may be stiff or hypermobile or from repetitive stresses.
The hip joint is the largest ball and socket joint in the body and is formed between the pelvis and the head of the femur. It is surrounded by stabilising ligaments, nerves and strong muscle groups.
Pain and dysfunction can develop from an injury / fall or gradually over time. Trauma can cause ligament strains and/or cartilage damage. Swelling in the knee causes abnormal muscle function.
Muscle and Joint pain
People of all ages and all levels of activity suffer from muscle and joint pain – or general aches and pains. There are many causes for such pain.
Most people can expect to experience some neck pain in their lifetime. It is not always possible to identify the exact cause of neck pain but most of the time it is not serious and for the majority of people it should not seriously interfere with normal activities.
The shoulder joint can develop problems secondary to overuse, poor posture and biomechanics, or as a result of trauma from a fall or sports injuries.
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