Extremity Pain in Women
Palmer Physical Therapy for Women treats common joint and muscle strains and sprains as well as conditions labeled as fibromyalgia, polymyalgia and other chronic pain conditions.
Did you know?
- Women have more problems than men with muscle and joint pain, including extremity pain, knee pain and pelvic pain, due to anatomical, hormonal and vocational differences.
- Common joint and muscle strains and sprains of the hips, knees, shoulders, elbows and wrists are considered extremity pain.
- Chronic pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia and polymyalgia also cause extremity pain.
- Treatment of extremity pain in women often involves manual therapy to decrease spinal nerve inflammation, when present, and education regarding proper posture and body mechanics.