What is Joint Pain?

Joint pain is a broad umbrella term for any type of condition affecting the bursae, ligaments, muscles, cartilage, bones or tendons surrounding or within a joint.

Joint pain can be caused by an injury or underlying condition, such as infection, arthritis, or (in rare cases) some types of cancer.

Symptoms

Beyond a general feeling of pain and discomfort in or surrounding a joint, some of the most common symptoms of joint pain include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Warmth
  • Stiffness
  • Locking
  • Popping
  • Limping
  • Lost range of motion
  • Weakness

What Causes Joint Pain?

Joint pain can be caused by any number of injuries or conditions, ranging from simple injuries to chronic conditions. Some causes of joint pain include but are not limited to:

  • Sports injuries
  • Dislocation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Gout
  • Lyme disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tendinitis
  • Sprains

How Can Reinhardt Chiropractic in Denver Help with Joint Pain?

Dr. Reinhardt can deliver safe, non-invasive adjustments to help ease your joint pain, without the use of harsh or addictive drugs.

Chiropractic adjustments, in particular, help reduce misalignments in the spine and improve the body’s overall nervous system function. Adjustments help reduce general inflammation in the body, which can trigger joint pain.

Additional therapies can also help improve stress and lifestyle factors that may be aggravating joint pain.

Some of the benefits our joint pain patients have reported seeing after care include:

  • Decreased pain & inflammation
  • Reduced swelling
  • Increased range of motion
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased sense of well-being

Treatments

Explore some of the services below to see what treatments we offer to help ease the symptoms of your joint pain.