The discomfort aches and soreness in any of the body parts/joints in known as joint pain. This type of pain is usually a common complaint and does not require a visit to a doctor. Joint pain often leads to a disease known as arthritis which is painful inflammation and stiffness of joints.
“Arthralgia”, literally means joint pain and is a symptom of injury, infection, illness particularly arthritis or any allergic reaction caused by medication that needs proper treatment.
The connection/linking between bones are all because of joints. They provide the utmost support and help in moving. Hence any damage caused to the bones or joints will eventually become a hurdle in our easy movement.
Following are the joint pain causes:
- Adult Still’s disease-a rare illness that causes high fevers, rash and joint pain.
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Bone Cancer
- Broken Bone
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Lyme disease
- Sprains and strains
- Septic Arthritis
- Tendinitis etc
There are many more joint pain causes, such as some accidents, no matter they were sever or not can lead us to joint pains. Such as:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Construction accidents
- By improper use of support devices such as ladders, scaffolds etc.
Workers who get injured at workplaces and suffer with joint pains are given workers compensation benefits. This helps them to meet the costs of the injuries in most situations.