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.

Francesca Adam-Smith: Girl with rare disorder that leaves her mute makes amazing breakthrough

Schoolgirl, 10, with rare disorder that leaves her mute makes amazing breakthrough by saying 'I love you' to her mother Specialist school has promised to have Francesca Adam-Smith talking properly within a yearBut the school fees are 60,000 and Francesca has been turned down for fundingHer mother Rachel has now launched a fundraising drive to get her daughter enrolled while they appeal | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 11 September 2012 A young girl with a rare disorder which leaves her unable to speak has finally said 'I love you' to her mother.

Cold sweats? Soaring blood pressure? You must be tangling with the GP"s receptionist

Cold sweats Soaring blood pressure You must be tangling with the GP's receptionist | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 30 August 2012 GPs' receptionists: They are frequently jobsworths – or worse, gorgons (posed by model) There are many organisations I dread phoning.