Temporarily protecting the joint with a brace or wrap
Using crutches to take the full weight off of a leg injury
If joint pain becomes intense, suddenly inflamed, or if the joint can no longer be used properly, it is time to seek expert advice
Joint discomfort, pain, or inflammation can occur at any point where the bones meet. Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling are the most common symptoms of arthritis.
Many conditions can lead to painful joints including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, and other injuries.
Some measures that can relieve short-term joint pain at home include: