Physical activity may not affect MSK pain

Japanese researchers have questioned the notion that too little or too much physical exercise may be implicated in musculoskeletal pain.

Their study of 5,500 people aged from 40 to 79 found no significant relationship between the amount of physical exercise participants did and the prevalence of chronic low back pain (CLBP) or chronic knee pain (CKP).

Around 14% and 11% of the study group had CLBP and CKP, respectively, but these people were no more or less likely to