Joint Pain Treatment NYC
by manhattanprimarycareny
 Manhattan Primary Care
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Joint pain can be quite mild, causing soreness after specific activities, or it can be more severe, making it difficult to bear weight on the joint or limiting its movement.   Your symptoms should always be evaluated by your primary care physician at NYC primary care to develop an accurate diagnosis and provide an effective treatment plan.

WHAT CAUSES JOINT PAIN?

Many different types of disease can cause joint pain, or it could be due to an injury affecting the joint, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bones. Autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint pain. When the joint is inflamed, it can cause arthritis, and joint pain may be due to infection, for example, Lyme disease. Rarely, joint pain may be caused by a tumor.

WHEN TO SEE A PHYSICIAN IN NYC FOR JOINT PAIN?

Joint pain should always be evaluated by your physician. Joint pain isn’t usually an emergency, but it is important to make  an appointment to see primary care doctors NYC specialists.  This is particularly important if your joint pain is accompanied by swelling, tenderness and warmth around the joint, and redness as this may need a more urgent evaluation.  Please see your doctor.

Our primary care doctors and physicians will discuss your symptoms and will want to know your actions before the joint pain began. Discussing conditions that may aggravate or relieve the degree of your pain is also important. After examining the joint, we may recommend other tests, including blood tests, x-rays, or an MRI.

 

Manhattan Primary Care

55 W. 17th Street, Ste 105,

New York, NY 10011

(212) 378-9987

https://www.manhattanprimarycaredoctorsnyc.com

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