Are you a Stiffy or a Bendy? Expert reveals how your joints affect your health and which type of exercise YOU should be doing

When a patient walks into my clinic for the first time, I tend to automatically clock them as either a ‘stiffy’ or a ‘bendy’.
Why? Because it really does make a difference to the way I treat them – and what could be causing their pain.
Broadly speaking, a stiffy is someone who isn’t very flexible or supple – while their bendy counterpart has more mobile joints.