pain is a condition that can be caused by any number of different
physical injuries, illnesses, or infections.
Some joints, such as the shoulders
elbow, hip, or the knees,
are particularly susceptible to injury from sports or activities.
One of the more common causes of joint pain, however, is not
a physical injury but rather an illness, which is arthritis.
Treating joint pain
If joint pain has been caused by some obvious physical injury,
such as a bad fall, then the solution is typically to immobilize
and stabilize the joint as much as possible, ice to reduce
swelling and pain, and plenty of rest to help the joint to
joint pain, suggested natural remedies for pain and swelling
or MSM and glucosamine or copper
supplements, as well as proper amounts of vitamin
C & vitamin
D to help keep joints strong and injury free.
if the injury is severe enough, a doctor should be consulted
to make sure there isn't any serious damage done as some joints
can suffer physical trauma that might well be chronic and
However, if the joint pain has no immediately obvious cause
it may be the result of an infection or an illness. There
are many, many different infections and illnesses which list
joint pain as a symptom - ranging from gout
disease - so the best way to get a proper diagnosis is
to consult a doctor, who can put the various symptoms together
and can conduct the proper tests needed to form an accurate
In many cases, especially in people over 55, arthritis is
a common diagnosis of joint pain as it is the most widespread
form of disability in this age group.
Myths and Facts of Joint Pain - Discussion on common conditions
and diseases associated with joint pain, with advice on treatment
options and lifestyle changes, and related articles on how
to stay active, and tips on living with chronic joint pain.
arthritis pain relief
- Good overview of herbal remedies for treatment of joint
pain with details on how they work and suggested preparation.