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Joint Pain

JJoint pain can be defined as soreness, discomfort, inflammation, stiffness or increased warmth in one or more joints in your body.  Joints connect two or more bones in the body. Examples of joints include the hip, knee, ankle, wrist, shoulder and elbow joints. Pain in the joint may be experienced with or without joint movement. Occasionally its severity is capable of demobilizing the joint. The joint’s main purpose is allowing bone movement. Cartilage, tendons, ligaments, bursa and synovial membrane make up the joints. Bursa are fluid filled sacs that provide joint cushion.  The joint capsule lining or synovial membrane lubricates the joint through secretions of synovial fluid. All these structures that form the joint can be inflamed or irritated as a result...