What is joint pain
Joint pain is related to any aches, pain and discomfort of any of the body’s joints. Joint paint is very common: knee pain is the most common; however, joint pain may affect any part of the body. It can affect any age group but is more prevalent in adults. Joint pain can be also referred to arthralgia.
What causes joint pain?
Joint pain usually can be a result of arthritis (joint inflammation in one or more areas). However, it may be also be caused by many types of other conditions and injuries, including rheumatoid, bursitis, gout, sprains, strains, among others.
What are the symptoms of joint pain?
Frequently, joint pain is itself a symptom of other problems, but as consequences of joint pain the following symptoms usually also develops: pain, swelling, stiffness, redness, and warmth in the involved area.
What are the treatment options?
For joint pain a detailed diagnosis is essential and therefore it is important to see a GP, Chiropractor, Osteopath or Sports Therapist.
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