Joint Pain

Joint Pain in Seymour & Jeffersonville, IN

Your joints help you move, and when your joints hurt, you may not want to move. When you suffer from joint pain, it can lead to inactivity, which can lead to weight gain and other issues. You can lose range-of-motion, which leads to permanent loss of function. If you suffer from pain that has lasted more than three months, your interventional pain management doctor can help manage and treat joint pain, to get you moving again.

Causes of Joint Pain

There are several factors which can cause joint pain, including:

  • Aging
  • Carrying excess weight or being obese
  • Degenerative medical conditions including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Having a joint injury from an accident
  • Having a joint injury from playing a sport
  • Having a bone injury in the past

What You Can Do at Home To Get Relief From Joint Pain

For mild joint pain, you can try a few simple home remedies like these:

  • Placing an ice pack or heating pad on the painful joint
  • Taking over-the-counter pain and anti-inflammatory medication
  • Staying active with gentle exercises and stretching
  • Avoiding high-impact activities and trying swimming or yoga instead
  • Maintaining a healthy weight to lower stress to your joints

What To Expect at Your Initial Appointment

At your first appointment, your interventional pain management doctor will perform a comprehensive physical examination, which may include imaging studies and laboratory testing to determine whether joint damage or an underlying medical condition are causing your joint pain.

How Your Interventional Pain Management Doctor Can Help With Joint Pain

Your interventional pain management doctor has several ways to treat joint pain, including:

  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation to improve flexibility and strength
  • Medication management
  • Intra-articular and Trochanteric Bursa Injections

Don’t  suffer another day with chronic joint pain; relief is just a phone call away. To find out more about treatment and management of chronic pain call Dr. Anthony Alexander at The Pain Medicine & Rehabilitation Center with offices in Seymour and Jeffersonville, IN. Call (812) 523-3700 and schedule your consultation now.

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