There are many reasons why joints make noise, often these are non-arthritic. It is critical keeping active, loss of muscle strength can be very problematic.
Patient education and communication is crucial for a speedy recovery.
"Most back pain is linked to minor sprain that can be very painful!"
"Sleeping well, exercise, a healthy diet, and cutting down on your smoking will help your back as well"
Evidence that pain-related words activate part of the brain that provides pain perception.
Massimo Monticelli M.Ost