Many different conditions can lead to painful joints, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, and other injuries. Joint pain is extremely common.  Whatever the cause of joint pain, you can usually manage it with medication, physical therapy, or alternative treatments. The Doctors are Apex Pain Specialist are dedicated to treating chronic joint pain quickly and efficiently.

What Causes Joint Pain?

Joint pain can occur at any age and has several possible causes. Recognizing the signs early can help diagnose the underlying cause of the pain. Joint pain can be discomfort, pain or inflammation arising from any part of a joint — including cartilage, bone, ligaments, tendons or muscles. Most commonly, however, joint pain refers to arthritis or arthralgia, which is inflammation or pain from within the joint itself. The doctors at Apex Pain Specialists are highly trained in procedures to alleviate joint pain. Keep reading below to learn about potential treatment options for your joint pain.

Common Causes

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Overuse
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoporosis

What Does Joint Pain Feel Like?

Joint pain can cause pain, tightness and tenderness. Chronic joint pain can not only cause physical symptoms but affect mental health as well.

Common Symptoms

  • Joint redness,
  • Joint swelling,
  • Joint tenderness,
  • Joint warmth,
  • Limping,
  • Locking of the joint,
  • Loss of range of motion of the joint,
  • Stiffness,

Home Treatment for Joint Pain?

Joint pain can cause pain, tightness and tenderness. There are some home remedies that can be used to help alleviate pain.

Home treatment

  • It may help to use topical pain relievers or take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation.
  • Stay physically active and follow a fitness program focusing on moderate exercise.
  • Stretch before exercising to maintain a good range of motion in your joints.
  • Keep your body weight within a healthy range. This will lessen stress on the joints.
  • If your pain isn’t due to arthritis, you can try taking a nonprescription, anti-inflammatory drug, getting a massage, taking a warm bath, stretching frequently, and getting adequate rest.

Procedures for Joint Pain?

Joint pain management procedures can drastically reduce pain.
The doctors at Apex are highly trained on several pain management procedures.

Pain Management Procedures

Contact our Chandler pain management clinic for more information.

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