Forget tennis elbow, we"re all suffering from "office knee" – and desk jobs and obesity are to blame

Forget tennis elbow, we're all suffering from 'office knee' – and desk jobs and obesity are to blame <br>Almost a quarter of workers aged 16 to 65 surveyed said they have been living with pain for up to two years Obesity, the rise of the internet and desk based jobs have been blamed for the latest in a line of joint ailments <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 15:23 GMT, 20 November 2012 </p> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/20/article-2235771-1621DD02000005DC-975_306x423.jpg" width="306" height="423" alt="More than a quarter of UK workers are suffering from painful knee joints, a new survey has revealed" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">More than a quarter of UK workers are suffering from painful knee joints, a new survey has revealed</p> <p>More than a quarter of UK workers are suffering from painful knee joints, it has been revealed.</p><p>And surgeons and physiotherapists say that rising levels of obesity and desk-based jobs across all age groups are to blame.

Everyone in their 70s could get shingles jab: Vaccine will target 4.5million at risk of severe symptoms

Everyone in their 70s could get shingles jab: Vaccine will target 4.5million at risk of severe symptoms Ministers announced vaccination programme in 2010 but it has been delayed by supply problemsOnly one shingles jab is needed, unlike the flu injection which has to be given every yearVaccinations could be available by 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 27 July 2012 The government has planned a vaccination programme against shingles for everyone aged between 70 and 79 Every pensioner in their 70s could be offered a shingles vaccine on the NHS.

The "wobble-board" trainers that beat the pain of knee arthritis

The 'wobble-board' trainers that beat the pain of knee arthritis Steve Hall, wearing his shoes, while carrying his son Matthew They may look more like something a trendy teenager would wear, but a pair of custom-made, high-top trainers can offer patients relief from the crippling pain of knee arthritis.