Joint pain not only causes immense discomfort but is a sign to look out for injurious ailments. A joint pain can sometimes be because of a mere swelling or can be because of something as distressing as arthritis. Joint pain generally heals with time, but persistent joint pain at a young age is a ruinous sign.
Joint pain is primarily caused when there is a problem with:
- Lining of the joint.
- Bone surrounding the joint.
- Tendons, ligament and muscles around the joint.
- Referred joint pain.
When either of the above detrimental mishaps happens to your joints, it might result into the following causing immense joint paint:
Osteoarthritis is a condition where the joint cartilage and the bone tissue next to the cartilage are affected that causes joint pain.
Rheumatoid arthritis causes inflammation and swelling in the joints that leads to the throbbing. Incessant non-treated pain in the joints can cause permanent damage.
Gout like arthritis also leads to swelling in the joints that causes the ache.
Joint and bone infections:
Infection of the joint like septic arthritis or infection of the surrounding bone like osteomyelitis can cause a stinging joint.
Joint injuries and other tissues injuries:
Impairment of the joint due to fracture or dislocation can cause severe pain followed with swelling. Also ailments like patellofemoral pain (knee pain), tennis elbow, frozen shoulder and ankle injuries are some arrays of tissue injuries that cause austere joint agony.
How to treat joint pain?
A joint pain that is perpetual is a chronic joint pain that needs immediate attention while a joint pain that has developed because of an injury is temporary. Diagnosis of the type of joint pain requires conduction of test like blood test, physical examination or X-rays, and other tests. Joint pains can be treated with:
Physical therapy or physiotherapy
Painkillers and other treatments is a temporary avenue of easing the throbbing joint pain. Physiotherapy can not only be light on the pocket but also promotes a better health. Inflammation, injury in the joint or tissues and other joint disorders can be easily resolved by using physical therapy treatment. At Healers at Home, we have several high skilled physiotherapists with over 4+ years of experience in this challenging domain. Any joint pain can be rightly tackled with physiotherapy. Patients with joint pain dilemma are obliged for minimal movement and visits to the physiotherapist can actually exacerbate their grievance. We at Healers at Home, aim to provide you the best of remedies at the comfort of your pleasant home!