Joint pain is a common problem, especially among older adults and athletes. At Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas in Charlotte, North Carolina, interventional pain medicine specialist Aashish Kumar, MD, D.ABA finds the root cause of joint pain and relieve it to enhance your quality of life. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Joint pain is a symptom of joint damage, which can occur for various reasons. Your joints are made up of ligaments, tendons, bones, muscles, and cartilage.
Examples of joints include your shoulders, elbows, wrists, spine, hips, knees, and ankles. Your fingers also contain joints. Dr. Kumar offers a variety of pain treatments to relieve joint discomfort.
Common symptoms you could experience because of joint problems include:
Joint pain could be mild or severe and debilitating. It may indicate joint damage that gets worse over time if left untreated.
Joint pain is a common problem and can happen to anyone, but some factors increase your risk. Examples include:
You might have joint pain after a sports injury, age-related wear-and-tear, falling down, getting injured at work, or being in a car accident.
Dr. Kumar reviews your symptoms and medical history to find the root cause of joint pain and treat it. He examines painful joints and assess their function and range of motion. Dr. Kumar could recommend undergoing X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.
Common joint pain treatments available for your knees, hips, shoulders, or other joints include:
Don’t live with joint pain when you don’t have to. Schedule an appointment with Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas by phone or online today.