A joint is where two or more bones meet. Any joint on the body can cause discomfort, sometimes called arthritis or arthralgia. The severity of joint range from mild to severe. Mild joint pain only causes some soreness when you move the join, severe joint pain can make it impossible to move your joint. Rarely is joint pain an medical emergency, most cases can be managed at home.
Adult Still’s disease
Complex regional pain syndrome
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Paget’s disease of bone
Sprains and strains
Although there are many possible causes for joint pain, there are still some common symptoms to watch out for.
Tenderness and warmth around the joint
Seek immediate medical attention if:
Inability to use the joint