Joint pain is just that: pain or discomfort within a joint, the point where two bones meet. Whether caused by injury or condition, joint pain can range from bothersome to debilitating. Find out how to deal with it.

Causes & Triggers

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Bone, joint or viral infection
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendinitis

Signs & Symptoms

  • Apparent deformity
  • Limited or no range of motion
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Warmth

Tips & Treatments

  • Treatment may involve anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, hot or cold packs, massage, stretching and/or exercise.
  • For chronic, severe or unexplained joint pain, seek the medical advice of a well-qualified orthopedic physician.