Back problems can masquerade as hip problems and vice versa. “There is a lot of overlap,” says US orthopedic physician Frank Lorch, M.D. Most pain from hip and back problems is not dangerous and is usually due to ordinary wear and tear on the body. However, when you don’t know what is causing the pain,
With the upcoming holidays, many people will be taking long flights. While air travel is safe, fast, and convenient, it can be stressful, both mentally and physically. Flights are usually full, seats are smaller, and leg room is more restricted. So to minimize discomfort and the possibility of illness and injury, we suggest the following strategies.