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Joint Pain Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about Joint Pain.

What is Joint Pain?

This refers to aches, discomfort, pains, soreness in any of the body’s joints. Sometimes, joint pain is as a result of an injury or illness. Arthritis is a very common cause of joint pain. There are also other causes of joint pain.

Joint Pain Facts – 

Joints are functional connections between two or more bones. They bind the skeleton together and give structure to the human body while allowing muscles to move bones to perform certain tasks such as reaching, running, walking. There are many types of joints. The most common joint are the synovial joints which are freely moveable.


Joint Pain Facts


  • The most common reason for joint pain is inflammation

  • Other common causes include diseases, broken bones, cancer, injury, fibromyalgia, gout, lupus, leukemia and lime disease.

  • Joint pain can be mild to chronic

  • Sports injuries are one the most frequent causes of chronic pain

  • Pain becomes more likely with age

  • What triggers stress?
    Stress is your body’s reaction to a trigger. Its is generally a short-term experience. Stress is not necessarily negative. There can be positive affects from stress. When stress helps you pull of the impossible, it is positive. Stress can however lead to insomnia, poor concentration, and impaired ability to do the things you normally do, which is very negative. Stress is a response to a threat in any given situation.
  • What triggers anxiety?
    Anxiety is a sustained mental health disorder that can be triggered by stress. Anxiety does not fade away, it hangs on and can cause significant consequences in social, occupational, and other important areas of your life affecting your ability to function. Long terms chronic stress can lead to long-term chronic anxiety. Anxiety & Stress is a complaint among people irrespective of their age. There can be various reasons for the development of Anxiety & Stress and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.
  • How does stress affect your health?
    It can affect your health in many ways. It can cause headaches, high blood pressure, chest pain, heart palpitation, skin rashes, loss of sleep.
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