For Healthcare Professionals
Infographic: Pinpointing Your Pain Location
Facial pain is pain that is felt in any part of the face, including the eyes and mouth. There are a variety of issues that can cause facial pain, including disorder that can cause severe, chronic facial pain.
Hand pain can affect the finger, hand, or wrist. It is frequently caused by injury, overuse or inflammation of the bones, joints, ligaments, or tendons.
Neck pain is a common complaint and can be caused by wear and tear, overuse or injury to muscles, bones, nerves, or discs.
Foot pain can affect the toes, arch, heel, ankle, and achilles tendon. Pain in these locations may be caused by injury, overuse, or inflammation of the bones, joints, ligaments, or tendons.
Knee pain can affect patients of all ages and may be the result of inflammation (Rheumatoid Arthritis), injuries (ruptured ligament), infections (septic arthritis), joint degeneration (osteoarthritis), allergic reactions to medicine, or conditions like complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
The wrist is intricate joint connecting the hand to the forearm. It is comprised of 8 carpal bones, radius and ulna, and 5 metacarpal bones. All of these bones allow for the mobility of the hand. Wrist pain can occur as a result of injuries, repetitive use, or specific conditions, such as...
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor, and can be caused by wear and tear, overuse or injury to back muscles, bones, nerves, or discs. The most common causes of back pain are muscular irritation and joint dysfunction.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. As such, it can be injured through work, everyday activity, overuse or specific conditions.
Arm pain can be caused by compressed nerves or damaged joints, muscles, and bones. Often arm pain results in sensations of numbness or weakness and can radiate from an injury to the neck or upper spine.