Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Acute joint pain relief that's just for you

Joint pain arises when any part of your joint – including the ligaments, tendons, cartilage and lubricating fluid – is damaged or not working as it should. Inflammation, a recent injury or overusing a joint are all common causes of joint pain. Aching joints are a sign of an underlying condition. At Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, we have the right tools to help prevent, diagnose and treat joint pain in Goshen and Nappanee, IN.

Whether your joint pain is from a sports injury or you can’t pinpoint the cause, our expert orthopedic team can help. With advanced diagnostics and leading-edge treatment tools, we provide acute and long-term care for pain of orthopedic conditions, including:

Call (574) 534-2548 to schedule an appointment to learn how we can help you live pain free.

Joint pain causes

Infection, autoimmune disorders, injuries and a number of other conditions can cause joint pain. Finding the cause of your aching joints begins with a thorough diagnosis, which may include performing a physical exam, imaging, blood tests and joint aspiration.

Symptoms you may experience with acute joint pain

Conditions that cause joint pain often cause other symptoms, such as:

  • Swelling
  • Warmth and redness of the affected area
  • Stiffness
  • Deformity
  • Clicking or popping sounds

You can help your provider confirm or rule out certain conditions by reporting all the symptoms you have and what makes them worse or better, including any medications you’re taking.

When to see a doctor for joint pain at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Often, joint pain can be treated with over-the-counter medicine and other home remedies. If your pain is severe or you can't move your joint, schedule an appointment with us so we can evaluate the health of your joints and bones.

You should also visit a doctor for:

  • Mild joint pain that persists for more than two or three days
  • Deformity in your joints
  • Hot or swollen joints
  • Joint pain accompanied by fever and weight loss

Is acute joint pain stopping you from doing the things you enjoy? Call (574) 534-2548 today to schedule an appointment for treatment.

Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers a wide range of options for joint pain relief in Goshen, Elkhart and Nappanee, IN.