Joint Pain

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:

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Broken bone
  • Dislocation
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Ostepoporosis
  • Ricketts
  • 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:

  • Elbow
  • Wrist
  • Hand
  • Shoulder
  • Knees
  • Ankles
  • Feet
  • Neck

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

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