In a recent study, back pain was shown to be the third most common reason to visit a physician only behind skin disorders and arthritis pain, which I would argue many of those cases involved the back as well. Regardless back pain is clearly one of the most common symptoms dealt with by people on daily basis.
Many different symptoms can be attributed to neck issues. One example is general pain and stiffness in the neck, this would be an obvious symptom. Other less obvious symptoms of a neck issue include pain that runs down either arm, or even both. Arm weakness or tingling can be attributed at times to a neck issue as well.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body. The joint includes four tendons that hold muscle to bone. Together, these four "rotator cuff" tendons stabilize the upper arm bone to the shoulder socket and allow a wide range of motion in the shoulder.
Considering knee surgery? You may not want to rush into the operation room, a new study suggests. The study shows that physical therapy and exercise are as effective as surgery for knee arthritis and torn cartilages.