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.
What Helps With Your Osteoarthritis at Home?
Healing starts at home. Use these simple lifestyle tips to ease the pain of osteoarthritis.
The Basics of Dislocation
WebMD gives you the basics on joint dislocation.
What Is Benign Hypermobility Joint Syndrome?
A look at benign hypermobility joint syndrome -- or BHJS -- and how to treat it.
Arthritis and Lupus
Here's some useful advice about taking care of lupus-related joint pains.
Joint Pain, Aging, and Arthritis - Understand Your Pain
Creaking knees, hips, and ankles aren't necessarily normal aches and pains that come with age. Your pain might be arthritis. Luckily, medicine has a lot to offer --- from exercise and alternative supplements to medications and joint replacement.
Tai Chi for Joint Health
Tai chi is one of many alternative therapies that can provide relief from pain, possibly letting you cut back on pain medications.
Arthritis - Therapy in Motion - Tai Chi
The Gentle Exercise
Chronic Pain: Why You Shouldn't Ignore It
Pain is the No. 1 cause of disability in the United States, but relief is often at hand. Find out what types of treatment are available and how your doctor can help you.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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: Exercises for Osteoarthritis Pain
Tips to Keep Joints Healthy
Dealing with joint pain and arthritis? Find solutions for joint pain and tips to protect your joints from damage.
Rheumatoid Arthritis A Quality of Life Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Jaw Pain?
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!
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.
Pain Quiz on 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.