Chronic pain; often have a subtle or vague symptoms that develop slowly and are long lasting. What begins as a small, nagging ache or pain can grow into a debilitating injury if it isn’t recognized and treated early. Chronic pain may contribute to decreased physical activity due to fear of exacerbating pain. Sleep disturbance, and insomnia due to medication and illness symptoms are often experienced by those with chronic pain.
Whiplash injury; as road traffic increases whiplash injuries have become increasingly common. It usually happens when a vehicle is hit from behind. The sudden shock moves the occupant’s body forward but the head tends to stay still, so that the neck is violently flexed backward.
Is a condition that causes restriction of motion in the shoulder joint. For some reason the shoulder joint becomes stiff and scarred.
Is a condition in which there is pressure on the median nerve-the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand. It can lead to numbness, tingling, weakness or muscle damage in the hand and fingers.
Tendonitis of the elbow is often referred to as tennis elbow or golfers elbow due to its common occurrence in tennis players and golfers, but in fact any sport or activity that requires gripping can cause this problem. For example, it is sometimes referred to as rowing elbow or hand shaking politicians elbow.
Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 20-40. Almost twice as many women have MS as men. Symptoms might include fatigue, vision problems and difficulties with walking. But MS is different for everyone.
This is a disorder that mainly affects women. They complain of constant, often incapacitating, pain, mainly in the trunk (thoracic and lumbar regions) and also feel generally unwell. There is usually sleep disturbance and patients wake up feeling tired. It seems to be a part of a group of disorders that include chronic fatigue syndrome.
The disorder comes from the injuries of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that maybe caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression (pressing against hard surfaces) or sustained or awkward positions.
Repetitive strain injuries, work related upper limb disorder, musculoskeletal disorder, fatigue, migraine headaches.
- Fallen arches can cause pronated knees.
- The meniscus of the knee joint can become pinched.
- Misalignment places stress on the ligaments which are bands of fibrous tissue that hold the joint together. Over period of time the stress can cause chronic pain and weakness.
- Commonly known as “runner’s knee” IT band (the iliotibial band is a tendonous and fascial band that originates on the iliac crest-hipbone.) friction syndrome, symptoms include pain on the outside of the knee, tenderness and sometimes swelling.
Insomnia is a very common and disturbing problem. It estimated that about 15% of the population is currently suffering from insomnia and that as much as 80% of the overall population has suffered from poor sleep quality in their life. Stress can be a major contributing factor in the cause of insomnia. The good news is that stress can be controlled and overcome with the proper help.