Joint Pain Directory
Many different conditions can cause joint pain, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, and other injuries. Joint pain is extremely common and can range from mildly irritating to debilitating. It may go away after a few weeks or last for several weeks or months. Whatever the cause of joint pain, you can usually manage it with medication, physical therapy, or alternative treatments. The goal is to reduce pain and inflammation, and preserve joint function. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about joint pain, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Make an Exercise Plan for RA
Find out how exercise can help you manage painful joints and fatigue that come with rheumatoid arthritis.
8 Ways to Ease Psoriatic Arthritis Pain
Psoriatic arthritis can be a painful condition, but you can do things to ease some of the hurt. See these eight tips.
Swollen Joints (Joint Effusion)
The causes and treatments of swollen joints (joint effusion) and how to treat the pain and swelling.
Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections
Hyaluronic acid joint injections are one treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee. Learn about about what they are and when they're given.
Ways to Reduce Stress and Fight RA Flares
Learn how to reduce stress to battle RA pain, fatigue, and flares.
Common Pains of Aging: How to Feel Better
Get a handle on the common aches and pains of aging.
What Can I Do About My Hip Pain?
Got a sore achy hip? Find out what you can do about it and when it’s time to see a doctor.
Alternatives and Supplements for Arthritis Joint Pain
Many people turn to supplements for joint pain. And the right ones help. But you need to sort the hope from the hype.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Tips to Keep Joints Healthy
Dealing with joint pain and arthritis? Find solutions for joint pain and tips to protect your joints from damage.
Slideshow: What You Need to Know About RA
WebMD provides a pictorial overview of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Learn about the signs and symptoms of RA, how it is diagnosed, and the latest conventional and alternative treatments for this chronic condition.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Understanding Osteoarthritis
Delve into the causes, symptoms, and pain relief treatments of osteoarthritis, also called "wear and tear" arthritis or degenerative joint disease.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Lupus
WebMD's slideshow helps you understand the symptoms of lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can affect the skin, joints, and organs.
Quiz: Bone Up on Your Joints
They're all over your body, but what do you really know about your joints? This WebMD quiz gives you the facts.
Pain Quiz: What's Up With Everyday Aches?
Test your knowledge about everyday body aches and pains, why you’re hurting, and how to get relief. Find out more about low back pain, chronic pain, growing pains in children, and more.
Jaw Pain Quiz: Test Your TMJ/TMD Knowledge
How much do you know about jaw pain? Take this quiz about TMJ symptoms, TMD treatment, and what jaw popping and teeth clenching mean for your health. Test your jaw pain smarts now!
Quiz: Do You Know How to Relieve Your OA Pain?
Try this WebMD quiz to find out how much you know about relieving your osteoarthritis pain.