Causes of Joint Pain

Back Pain Causes The most common cause of back pain is skeletal problems – problems affecting all the tissues of the spine other than muscles or nerves. If, like many people, you are not as fit as you could be, you run more risk of injury because your muscles will not be able to provide […]

Causes of Iliotibial Band Pain and Remedies

IT Band pain is felt on the side of the thigh and may extend from the hip to the knee. Sometimes it feels closer to the knee and at other times closer to the hip. Touching the area is generally painful. Moving about and standing become difficult as the pain can be debilitating. Causes of […]

Causes of Knee Pain and Remedies

Knee pain can come from a variety of sources some of which will require surgery to repair, but a few come from very tight muscles. The knee pain that is felt deep in the knee and comes especially when going up an incline, is generally muscular in origin. The other type of knee pain occurs […]

Causes of Mid-Back Pain

Pain in this area can be from short tissue or long tissue. It may come from the lower trapezius, from the latissimus dorsi (lats), from some of the spinal erectors, from the pectoralis major (pects), from the abs (rectus abdominis), from the quads, or from all of them. The most likely culprits are the abs […]

Causes of Stiff Neck and Tight Shoulders

Before we jump to a remedy we need to have an understanding of the cause of the problem. It is not possible to eliminate pain over the long term without understanding the cause. Some times it can be eliminated for a short period, but until the cause is understood, it will return. So, what causes […]