Pain or discomfort in the ankle could be caused by wearing poorly fitting footwear, high heels, overuse, or lack of use.
Ankle pain can also be the result of sprain, strain, or an underlying medical condition such as arthritis.
The trigeminal nerve is responsible for sensations in the face and motor functions such as biting and chewing.
Trigeminal neuralgia may cause mild to severe facial pain often triggered by chewing, speaking, or brushing your teeth. It’s most commonly found in women over 50.
Elbow pain is most often caused by overuse while engaging in activities that require repetitive movements or prolonged pressure on the elbows such as tennis, exercising, or office work.
Arthritis, bursitis, and trauma can also result in elbow pain.
Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages.
In some cases, knee pain may be due to an underlying disease, but it’s most likely caused by overuse, lack of activity, sprains, strains, or sitting on the knees for prolonged periods of time.
Neck pain is often accompanied by shoulder pain and on occasion, may be caused by a medical condition such as osteoarthritis.
Neck pain is most commonly the result of overuse, poor posture, sleeping in an uncomfortable position, or stress.
Physical discomfort in the shoulder may include the surrounding joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Shoulder pain can be the result of various underlying medical conditions such as heart disease and degenerative arthritis. It may also be caused by overuse, lack of use or injury to the soft tissues.
Pain along the spine in the lumbar(lower back) and cervical region (neck) are the most prone to strain and injury.
This is because of their weight-bearing function and involvement in constant moving, twisting, and bending. Excessive use may cause the ligaments to stretch, resulting in spinal pain.
Pain and discomfort in the wrist can happen to anyone, regardless of activity level, but you may be more prone to experiencing wrist pain if you engage in activities with repetitive wrist movements such as golf, tennis, or skiing.
Long hours of typing is also a common cause of wrist pain, resulting in carpal tunnel syndrome.