If you've ever experienced knee pain, you know even the most basic daily activities can feel almost impossible. Whether its bending down to pick up the grocery bags, climbing up the office stars, or just getting out of bad, knee pain poses a problem and has negative effects on your ability to accomplish day-to-day tasks.
If you're alive and reading this there's a 100% chance you've done some physical labor. Low back pain is the common result from physical labor, and if your job involves physical labor, you're likely to experience this pain. In fact, having a strenuous job or not, 80% of the U.S. Population complains of low back pain.
Typically the first response to pain is to take a pain pill like Tylenol or Advil. While this is an understandable response, this hurry to mask our pain symptoms, leads to us ignoring our body's only way of letting us know that something needs attention. For example, a headache is usually an indication of hunger or stress. A sore throat could be telling you that you need to rest your voice. If you mask these pain messages without addressing where they're coming from, you risk worsening the pain in the long run.