What is joint pain?
A joint is the area where two bones meet. Joint pain is the discomfort coming from
that area. Joint pain can be anywhere from a mild uncomfortable pain to a severe debilitating pain.
What causes joint pain?
There are many possible causes for joint pain. Some causes of joint pain include:
- Broken bone
- Lyme Disease
- Injury affecting any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding or within the joint.
Where can joint pain occur?
Joint pain can occur in any joint, but may include:
What are the treatment options for joint pain?
Treatments for joint pain depend on the cause of the joint pain. However, the joint pain treatments may include the following:
- NSAID medications (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
- Heat and cold
- Pain management injections
- Physical therapy
For additional information joint pain please call Southeast Pain and Spine Care to schedule an appointment with one of our pain management doctors.