From Health Facts
Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2016-09-21 (EDT)
|Causes||Posture, Infections, Trauma, Dietary Factors|
|See Also||Musculoskeletal Conditions, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, TMJ, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Osteoarthritis|
|Books||Books on Muscle, Joint and Bone Conditions|
|Articles||Articles on Musculoskeletal Conditions|
- Trauma, whether due to sports, injuries, falls or accidents is the primary cause of acute joint pain.
- Injury or repeated use of a joint can contribute to increased inflammation which can result in joint pain.
- Infections, especially when they involve a joint, can cause inflammation and pain.
- Environmental Toxins
- Prescription medications
- Medications such as diuretics are commonly associated with increased muscle and joint pain.
Conditions that are associated with multiple joint pain include:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Vascular concerns with the joint
- Endocrine conditions can affect the joints such as diabetes and menopause
Conditions that are associated with single joint pain include:
- Septic arthritis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Sacroiliac joint
- Tendon rupture or tear
- Collins Douglas (1981) Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care, Second Edition Lippincott - Raven.