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Joint Pain Management Treatment

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Symptoms:

Joint pain, also called arthritis or arthralgia, can happen in any joint, or the point where two or more bones meet. Symptoms include a sore sensation each time you move your joint. Painful joints can include: wrists, elbows, shoulders, hip, knees and ankles.

Causes:

Pain in the joints can be caused by natural aging, injury or trauma. Joint pain can increase with conditions like arthritis, Lyme disease, bone cancer and more.

Risk Factors:

Age, physical activity level and family medical history are all risk factors of joint pain.

Testing:

There is no real way to test for joint pain, but certain tests may be done to rule out other conditions, such as infection or fracture. 

Joint Pain Treatment Options:

There are a number of treatment options that help manage joint pain, which include:

At MAPS, our doctors value the importance of an interdisciplinary approach. For those joint pain treatments not offered by MAPS, we are able to refer you to other providers.