Your shoulders feel a little tight, your knees are a little creaky, and your back is a little stiff. You write all that pain off as a natural part of getting older. You can’t do anything about that, right? You might be giving into musculoskeletal disorders a little too quickly.
Musculoskeletal disorders are the number one cause of chronic pain and disability in the world today. It seems that as life expectancies increase, so does the occurrence of bone, joint and muscle disease. The most common causes of such pain and illness include:
The chronic pain saps you of energy and limits your lifestyle. You don’t go out as often. You don’t exercise. However, that only aggregates the problem and increases your likelihood of developing other types of illnesses that result from a sedentary lifestyle, including heart disease and high blood sugar.
Just because these musculoskeletal diseases become more prevalent with age doesn’t make them inevitable. There are nutritional steps you can take to preserve bone, joint and muscle function throughout your life. We offer a variety of plans to keep you moving smoothly throughout your life.