Joints and muscles can ache for a number of reasons including over work, injury, infection, age, and chronic diseases to name a few. The onset can be gradual, or precipitous. It can last days to months to years depending on the cause.
What are the symptoms?
Depending on the cause, symptoms of joint and muscle pains can range from mild aches to severe pain, limited range of motion around joints and even dysfunction and immobility.
Can it be treated?
Depending on the cause, joint and muscle pains can either be treated with time and patience, conservatively with home or store-bought products or with the assistance of prescription-grade medications and the help of specialists such as Rheumatologists or Orthopedists.
How can MCare M.D. help?
If you have progressive or limiting joint and muscle ache, let us know us everything during your meeting with your MCare M.D. doctor. Be prepared to tell us when, where, how long…everything. Don’t worry. Everything you tell us is completely confidential. If the doctor thinks that you have an infection that can be treated with an oral prescription medication he or she will send an order to the pharmacy of your choice instantly.