Most people experience back, knee, shoulder or heel pain at some point in their lives. Usually the causes are not due to a serious underlying health condition, but to everyday strains and sprains. There are many effective ways to recognize the symptoms, treat the pain and prevent it from coming back. Kaiser Permanente has developed some short pain relief videos will help you learn what to do for back, knee, shoulder and heel.
You can also access your care anytime, anywhere at My Doctor Online. From your physician’s home page, choose Tools & Classes, then Bones, Muscles and Joints.
If your pain does not get better or lasts more than 3 months, make an appointment to review this with your doctor. This may be a sign of a chronic pain condition.