Bones and Joints, Health and Wellness

WHAT IS THE MAIN CAUSE OF JOINT PAIN

Osteoarthritis

Sometimes called wear-and-tear arthritis, Osteoarthritis is the most common culprit in joint pain. It occurs when the lining of the joints, called cartilage, is worn down. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, it most commonly affects the knees, hands and hips.

TYPES OF JOINT PAIN

Common types of joint pain include:
🩴knee pain
🩴shoulder pain
🩴hip pain
🩴foot pain, including your ankle and toes
🩴hand pain, including your wrist and fingers
🩴elbow pain
🩴neck pain

OTHER POSSIBLE CAUSES OF JOINT PAIN

There are many possible causes of joint pain. It might be caused by an injury or a longer-lasting problem such as arthritis.
Your symptoms might give you an idea of what could be causing the pain.
🔥Sprain or Strain
Pain, swelling, or bruising after intense or repetitive exercise
🔥 Osteoarthritis
Over the age of 45, pain is worse when walking, and stiffness after moving
🔥 Bursitis
The hot, swollen joint that’s more painful when you move it or press on it
🔥 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Pain and stiffness felt in both sides of your body that’s worse after not moving (for example, when you wake up)
🔥 Gout
Hot, swollen toe joint (usually big toe) with very bad pain that comes on suddenly
🔥 Joint infection (septic arthritis)
Hot, swollen joint and a high temperature or feeling hot and shivery

HOW CAN YOU EASE JOINT PAIN

✅ Rest the affected joint if you can
✅ Put an ice pack (or bag of frozen peas) wrapped in a towel on the painful area for up to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours
✅ Take painkillers, such as ibuprofen or paracetamol, but do not take ibuprofen in the first 48 hours after an injury
✅ Try to lose weight if you’re overweight
✅ Supplement with natural formula pain relief supplement that works
❌DON’T…
🚫 do not carry anything heavy
🚫 do not completely stop moving the affected joint

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