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Joint Pain

Interventional Spine & Pain Management & OrthoBiologics located in Minneapolis, MN

Joint Pain services offered in Minneapolis, MN

Do you struggle with knee pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, or other forms of joint discomfort and need relief? At Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the interventional spine and pain management specialists offer highly-advanced joint pain treatments to ease your discomfort and improve mobility. Call the office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking feature today.

Joint Pain Q&A

What is joint pain?

Joint pain develops in your joints, which are areas of the body where two bones join. Joints consist of muscles, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, in addition to bones. Joint pain can happen for numerous reasons, including injuries, diseases, and age-related wear. Treatment with the Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics team can dramatically improve your quality of life.

What does it feel like to have joint pain?

Joint pain may appear as:

  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Limited mobility
  • Warmth
  • Redness
  • Tenderness

Common types of joint pain include ankle pain, knee pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, elbow pain, and wrist pain.

The pain may feel mild and not bother you, or it can become extreme and crippling. See the Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics experts at the first sign of bothersome symptoms. 

What causes joint pain?

Some of the common causes of joint pain include:

  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Joint inflammation
  • Fractures
  • Strains and sprains
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Lupus
  • Tendinitis 

To find out what’s causing joint discomfort, the Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics team examines your joints, reviews your symptoms, discusses your medical history, and completes a physical exam. They may order blood tests, joint fluid testing, or imaging procedures.

How is joint pain treated?

Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics offers the following treatments for joint pain:

Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy is a muscle and joint pain treatment that uses repeated injections of an irritant-causing solution into a joint. The irritant is often a sugar solution that triggers the growth of a joint’s connective tissue to reduce pain.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy stretches and exercises strengthen joint tissues to reduce pain and the risk of further injuries.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

PRP uses platelets from your blood to speed up healing naturally by stimulating new cell generation.

A2M injections

A2M injections use a molecule found in blood plasma to degrade arthritis-causing cells, inhibiting pain and improving joint functioning. 

Other injections

Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics offers corticosteroid, Synvisc-One® intra-articular hyaluronic acid for the knees, and additional joint injections to relieve discomfort, reduce inflammation, and increase joint lubrication.

Medical cannabis

Medical cannabis is a natural treatment for pain that reduces joint discomfort without the need for addictive medicines. The Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics team helps you gain access to medical cannabis products if you have a qualifying condition that causes joint pain.

IV infusion therapy

Infusing fluids, nutrients, or medicines into your bloodstream is an effective pain-relieving method available at Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics. 

Which joint pain treatment is best for me?

Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics tailors each joint pain treatment based on the cause and severity of your discomfort, as well as your lifestyle and treatment preferences. You may need more than one type of treatment to have the best outcome.

To obtain joint pain relief without invasive procedures, call the Advanced Spine and Pain Clinics office or schedule an appointment online today.

Disclaimer: Our health care practitioners perform one or more regenerative therapies that have not yet been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. The use of these products is experimental and investigative. Any patient testimonials found on our website or other web properties should not be interpreted as a statement on the effectiveness of any of our medical treatments.
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