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Orthopedic Causes & Treatment for Joint Pain

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Orthopedic Causes & Treatment for Joint Pain

 

Joints are particularly susceptible to orthopedic conditions such as stiffness or pain due to their complex construction. Within the orthopedic structure of joints, each joint must connect bone and muscle with ligaments and tendons with enough strength to last a lifetime, yet with enough flexibility to allow repetitive movement for the office worker and the professional athlete. Fluid-filled bursa sacs cushion and pad bones to allow muscles and tendons to glide over bones. When one small orthopedic member ceases to perform in sync, pain can occur.

Joint pain can be caused by orthopedic conditions including:

 

  • Osteoarthritis- orthopedic degeneration of joint cartilage and growth of bone spurs
  • Bursitis-inflammation of the bursa
  • Strains or sprains-overuse or over-exertion
  • Tendonitis-inflammation of tendons
  • Osteomyelitis-an infection in the bone
  • Chondromalacia patellae-grinding in the knee due to softening of the knee cartilage or misalignment of the knee cap

 

Orthopedic Treatment and Prevention

 

Recommended conservative orthopedic treatment for joint pain includes:

 

  • Rest
  • Immobilization using special orthopedic products
  • Ice
  • Heat
  • Massage
  • Stretching exercises
  • Ultrasound
  • Medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Regular exercise
  • Healthy Nutrition
  • Orthopedic support and orthopedic immobilization products constructed for specific joints

 

Orthopedic immobilizing and orthopedic support products from Medical Supplies and Equipment Company, LLC have been specifically designed to alleviate pain in joints. Orthopedic products to alleviate joint pain are durable, lightweight for comfort during normal activity, easy to get on and off and reasonably priced.