Joint Pain Relief Treatments Chesterfield MO
There could be a million reasons why you suffer from joint pain—being overweight, chronic illness, overuse, degenerative diseases and injury. What make joint pain even more prevalent is that there are a lot of joints in the body that can be injured—wrists, hands, hips, knees, shoulders and ankles just to name a few. When you are involved in an automobile accident, your body takes an awful impact and can result in mild to severe trauma to any part of your body requiring joint pain relief. Furthermore, when you know this collision is about to happen (say you see a car barreling down in your rearview mirror), it is natural for you to tighten the muscles in your body in an attempt to protect yourself. This tightening can result in muscles that are pulled, twisted or torn. An impact such this, regardless of where it manifests, can cause inflammation that leads to soreness, swelling, weakness, numbness or difficulty moving.
When to See a Doctor
You don’t always know when you have suffered pain after an automobile accident or collision. It is important to stay hypervigilant and listen to what your body tells you. Visit our doctor for joint pain relief if you feel any of the following symptoms:
- If joint pain persists for 3+ days
- If the area is swollen, red, tender or warm to the touch
- If the joint appears deformed
- If you have severe joint pain
- If the joint is immobile
Effective Relief from Joint Pain
Joint pain relief to alleviate discomfort can be quite varied and difficult to identify. At P.R.I.M.E. Health Centers, we understand that these unseen injuries and pains are real, and we evaluate your symptoms and prescribe the best possible course of treatment for you to get relief from this pain. Sometimes rest or rehab or stretching exercises can be the remedy. Other times, imaging results show that more aggressive treatments may be necessary to get you back to functioning without pain. P.R.I.M.E. Health Centers are fully equipped to diagnose and treat the joint pain from an auto accident. Our staff’s number one priority is restoring your health and well-being. Call us at 636-735-3577 for an immediate appointment.