Common Pain Conditions
Low back pain is one of the most common ailments of man, is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor.
At any one time, one-third to half the population experiences neck pain, and between 50 and 85 % of patients with neck pain will seek treatment.
Headaches are one of the most common reasons that people see their primary care physician and they account for 20% of outpatient visits to neurologists.
Plantar fasciitis affects as many a two million Americans and is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It affects both active and sedentary people, and has been linked to a variety of conditions, though none are the definitive cause of the condition.
Tennis Elbow is a pretty common problem, affecting 2-3 people per thousand, and it is not limited only to people who play tennis. It is fundamentally an overuse condition usually caused by repetitive activities such as forceful gripping, or grasping as with a tennis racket, but it can be caused by many other types of repetitive activities affection the hand and arm.
Shoulder pain is extremely common in our society. In fact it is the third most common self-reported injury according to recent literature. [i] There are several common causes of shoulder pain which include (but are not limited to):
- Shoulder sprain/strain
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Frozen Shoulder Syndrome
[i] Schuh-Renner et al. Accuracy of self-reported injuries compared to medical record data.Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2019 Feb;39:39-44. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.11.007. Epub 2018 Nov 19.
Knee pain is one of the most common problems that send people to seek care. Knee pain is caused by injury or overuse of ligaments, tendons or bone in the knee area.