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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pains (Overview)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, immune conditions, and infections.


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What causes joint pains?

What causes joint pains?

Various reasons: Gout, simple strain, arthritis, referred pain from elsewhere are all (of many more) reasons to have pain in your joints. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
1,202 doctors shared insights

Joint Pains (Overview)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, immune conditions, and infections.


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I need help for joint pains?

I need help for joint pains?

Artralgia: It s called Artralgia, which is no diagnosis. It could be many things.... Have it checked with your doc so you can get a diagnosis or at least exclude certain things. There are meny supplements available, however. The use and proof is debatable. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Joint pains (Tip)

Exercise is the best medicine for joint pain. ...See more

Dr. Craig Wiener Dr. Wiener
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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What is causing my joint pains?

What is causing my joint pains?

Multiple causes: There is a long list of possibilities for more than one joint hurting:- generalized conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, other types of arthritis; infections; some medications; metabolic conditions like gout, pseudgout; bleeding disorders (hemophilia, etc). This is not a complete list. ...Read more

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I am having severe joint pains.

I am having severe joint pains.

Doctor visit: Need a doctor visit to include labs for Arthritis and Gout. There are many useful medications to help joint pain as well as specialist treatments. ...Read more

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Joint pains (Tip)

Stretching and flexibility exercises are a big help for joint pain! ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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I have joint pains in the morning?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. Stiffness. Joint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity. ...Read more

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I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

Get Evaluated: There are many causes of joint pain including arthritis. If you have multiple joint pains, you need to be evaluated. Getting a correct diagnosis and treatment options will relieve your pain and help prevent the condition from getting worse. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Joint pains (Tip)

Do warm up with light cardio and light weights before exercising to reduce joint pain. ...See more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

See a Rheumatologist: There are many different reasons to have joint pains, and sometimes that pain is actually not from the joints, but can be from tendons, ligaments, bursitis, and muscles. I do strongly recommend seeing a rheumatologist to get a comprehensive workup. ...Read more

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How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

Start at night : Start the night before and hydrate and get a good night sleep. In morning take an antiinflammatory med to prevent swollen painful joints and one during and one after. If you have a deformity, you make need bracing or supports to ease your work. Lastly, ice ice ice to help decrease pain and swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen Dr. Bowen
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Joint pains (Tip)

Joint pain can be improved by modulated temperature through the use of moist heat. ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Can you tell me best indian herb to control joint pains?

Can you tell me best indian herb to control joint pains?

Curcumin: would be my first bet. It is anti-inflammatory and also helps with prevention of Alzheimers among other things. Other good herbs are Boswellia, Maca and Vincaria (these are generally South American) ...Read more

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At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

Any age: While we typically associate joint pains with older age, the truth is that many diseases including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint pain at a very young age as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Caroline Cribari Dr. Cribari
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Joint pains (Tip)

With joint pain, do not follow the "no pain, no gain" guideline for activity! you'll just do damage. ...See more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman Dr. Bassman
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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. Aveshen Govender
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Painful Swollen Joints (Definition)

DEF: if it hurts = PAINFUL, if it is larger than the other = ...Read more