Essay Symptoms And Treatment Of Joint Pain

848 Words Nov 18th, 2016 4 Pages
Joint pain is very common. Many different conditions can lead to painful joints, including strains, sprains, arthritis and other injuries. Joint pain can affect any part of your body, from your knee, shoulder, ankles, feet to your shoulders and hands. As you get older, painful joints become increasingly more common.
Pains that seem to be coming from joints can sometimes be coming from structures outside the joints, such as ligaments, tendons, or muscles. Examples of such disorders are bursitis and tendinitis.
True joint pain (arthralgia) may or not be accompanied by joint inflammation (arthritis). The most common symptom of joint inflammation is pain. Inflamed joints may also be warm and swollen, and less often the overlying skin may be red. Arthritis may involve only joints of the limbs or also joints of the central part of the skeleton, such as the spine or pelvis. Pain may occur only when a joint is moved or also be present at rest. Other symptoms, such as rash, fever, eye pain, or mouth sores, may be present depending on the cause of the joint pain.

Joint Pain Symptoms:
Joint pain, also called arthritis or arthralgia, can happen in any joint, or the point where two or more bones meet. Joint pain symptoms include a sore sensation each time you move your joint. Painful joints can include: wrists, elbows, shoulders, hip, knees and ankles.

Joint Pain Causes:
Bone and joint pain can be caused by natural aging, injury or trauma. Joint pain can increase with conditions like…

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