- Q What causes hip and knee pain?
Rick Olderman, Physical TherapyMost hip or knee pain can be distilled down to three problems: poor performance of the muscles in the back of the pelvis, overly tight muscles in the front of the pelvis, and poor movement habits that reinforce both these issues. Essentially, hip and... Full Answer
- Q Can pain be prevented?
Unfortunately, pain is a part of our everyday lives. There is no fool-proof way to completely avoid or prevent pain, and even if you could, you would not want to. Pain can be a good thing. It alerts us to problems within our bodies and stops us from... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of pain?
The symptoms of pain are difficult to describe because each person experiences pain differently. However, people with neuropathic pain typically experience a burning or tingling sensation or sensitivity to cold or touch. Nociceptive pain, which is the... Full Answer
- Q How is pain diagnosed?
There are no tests to determine whether or not a person is in pain. Doctors may ask a series of questions to try to characterize and locate the pain to determine its cause and find a treatment. Doctors may also move the limbs or touch various spots on... Full Answer